Motivation Monday Quote Chronic Illness Edition: She May Be Mad But She Is Magic Charles Bukowski Quote Double Exposure

I have my own personal reasons for loving this quote…saying it to my husband when I have been particularly off….

This black and white double exposure photo was taken a long time ago for a photoshoot I did with model Elisa Dawn. She has been a very special model and friend to me who has seen me through most of this chronic illness journey.

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What’s your favorite distraction from Chronic Pain? A Chronic Illness Blog

I am a big fan of art. I use Procreate, worst app name ever and the BEST art app. I have tried them all so you don’t have to.. When I stop drawing you know something is up. I know Kyros is a big fan of coloring. I also discovered Libby. It is a library app where you can check out library books digitally and they return themselves. No more late fines! I also have an amazing excuse to research for my other podcast I Can’t Believe That Happened (podcast for kids and curious adults about history). Today I am researching Annie Oakley. Next I am researching Faberge eggs for the YA fantasy novel I’m writing and might as well put it into the podcast.

Speak of podcasts I have two new favorites: Fictional and LaVar Burton Reads.

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Netflix Show For Mental Health Or To Watch During A Chronic Illness Flare

In the middle of a fibro flare? POTS attack? General nope not leaving covers mental health spoonie I’m done day? This is my curated chronic illness what to watch Netflix list. After you subscribe to our newsletter comment with your own favorite go to Netflix movies and tweet out or Facebook share the post to find out what are your friends favorites.

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The Creative Life Podcast Interviews Chronic Illness Podcaster Monica Michelle: The Tables Are Turned

Looking for a new inspiring creative podcast? Might I recommend The Creative Life? I mean I was just interviewed and here it is but wow all of her episodes are wonderful. 

to listen to my interview head over to https://buff.ly/2w5FMMa via @joannapieters and hit subscribe.

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