“Me” time

Let’s Talk………Leggings

It’s not big news to you if you know me or others who struggle with chronic pain or Fibromyalgia. Or that when we dress, most days it’s purely for comfort. The general rule is that the more tight and uncomfortable the clothes are, the more uncomfortable we will be throughout the day. So yes many times we choose to dress for comfort over fashion. And yes, sometimes that means we look a bit slob like or dare I say lazy.Read More

Working as an RN with a Chronic Illness

November 29, 2017 "Me" time, holidays, Uncategorized

Working as a nurse is HARD. While TV shows and movies make it look very glamorous and fun, most of the time it’s not that at all. It’s VERY demanding; physically demanding, and mentally demanding your entire 12 hour shift!! You have to be running on all cylinders at all times to keeping the patients safety and well-being above yours.  You may not use the bathroom for an entire shift because you “just never got there.” And lunch, is oftenRead More

My Favorite Black Friday Deals!!

November 26, 2017 "Me" time, holidays

Black Friday Shopping has been a favorite thing of mine for many years. This year however it was done all on the computer. Being sick this year really put a damper on my Thanksgiving dinner with my family and my shopping. But that is just part of living the life I live. I do have to share some of the deals that I found that I am super excited about. I did a little shopping for myself as well asRead More

Product Review- Jennifer Lynn Naturals

UPDATE: Jennifer has graciously given me a coupon Code for all of you!! Enter Amber20 and receive 20% off your purchase!! This past week I was given the awesome opportunity to receive some amazing beauty products to review. It’s no hidden truth that I’m a Senegence girl through and through. But sometimes I like to try other makeup. And I’ll be real honest sometimes I just want to grab a tube of lipstick just to wear around the house orRead More

Gift Guide For The Chronically Ill

Christmas time is upon us and gift buying is always a struggle. Not just for us, but also for those who are buying for us. So I took some time and put together a gift guide for those struggling with chronic illness!! I’ve chosen everything that is under $75.00, and can all be found either on Amazon or online. I will let you know where each item can be found. First let’s start with one of my (and my fellowRead More

10 Ways to Survive The Holidays With Lupus

We’ve made it through Halloween and it’s almost the holiday season again. For most it’s a joyful time, but for those with chronic illnesses it can be quite the opposite. It can become a time of worry and planning. Planning how to make it through all the parties, the cooking, the crowds etc. A time of worry about the germs we will be exposed to, if we will get sick, when we can squeeze in naps, and how far inRead More

 PRODUCT REVIEW!! Senegence’s Newly Formulated Concealer! 

Alright, so as a women you all the importance of a good concealer. In all the years I’ve been wearing makeup I’ve never found one that I felt did a good job. They seem that they either don’t cover the bags under my eyes, which is a MUST for me. Or they aren’t the right color, they may be too yellow or to orange so they don’t match my skin tone. Or it takes so much product that you feeRead More

Working From Home…,,

Okay so I don’t have a “real” job anymore thanks to my Health. But honestly, what is a “real” job anyway?  Is it real because you have to get dressed, do your hair and look presentable? Is it real because you actually leave the house to do said job? Is it real because you have coworkers that you interact with in person, or because you have an office?  All those things don’t make a job “real.”  They are just thingsRead More

Living vs Surviving 

You know the question….. We’ve all asked it, and all thought carefully about how to answer. The question is nothing life altering to most and seems simple enough. But to many the answer is FAR from simple. Now you are probably wondering what question I might be speaking of. Well….. the common probably the most common and generic question asked, “How are you?”     To most that’s not a big question and gets a simple answer of “Okay,” orRead More

PRODUCT REVIEW

In March I was lucky enough to get to work with Sandrah owner of the ETSY shop Little Stuff 4U Pute Mineral Makeup & Natural Skin Care. She has a WIDE array of mineral makeup and natural skin care for amazing prices. As I was looking through her shop I have to admit I was a little skeptical. I was wondering just how good could her products be for those prices. Boy did she prove me WRONG!! Her products areRead More

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