WTJ Blogger In Residency @HipsterAlice #HAWMC Day 28 The First Time I Walked Again

 After being hospitalized for over 3 1/2 months, it was time for me to get out of bed and start walking again. Having been bed-ridden for so long, I'd not only lost muscle mass, but I'd lost the ability to walk. I could barely get up and move around my bed area.  But part of treatment is making progress. I was in a skilled nursing facility and the goal was that I would be able to get moving again, by starting physical therapy. To prepare for physical therapy, part of the treatment plan included getting me up and out of bed....more

What The Jules Blogger In Residency: Hipster Alice, Day 27 HAWMC

With that in mind, I am focusing my "Top 5 Challenges & Small Victories " on health (both physical and mental) as that is what I've written about in my blog. 5 Challenges1. Living with Chronic Illnessesa.) Crohn's, fibromyalgia, depression and ptsd (See how indecisive I am? I couldn't just pick one illness/disease! Ha!) b.) taking medications: side effects contribute to my fatigue/make me so sleepy and feel like a zombie 2....more