On Life

ALERT – SAPPY AF NEW YEAR’S EVE POST AHEAD

I’m thinking back on 2018. As someone with a chronic illness that gets a little worse each year, 2018 obviously had a high number of sick days for me. A lot of chronically ill people call these sick days the “bad days” and the days when they are feeling less symptomatic the “good days.” I […] Read more…

My Stomach Only Sort of Works Now

I feel like I start every blog post now with a line like “sorry for not blogging in approximately 75 months,” so this is no exception. It’s been a long time. My bad. Well also my immune system and connective tissues bad. And I’ll blame the awfulness that is winter on it too. Nobody wants […] Read more…

A Whimsical Fall Wedding in Newfoundland

Yesterday the amazing, fantastic, brilliant, talented, charming, dedicated, wonderful Alex & Alex from Alex Stead Photography delivered our wedding photos to us. In a fancy wooden box with hay and a fancy wooden USB stick with all 7 trillion photos on it! AND I’M THE MOST EXCITED HUMAN EVER!!!! I promised that I would do […] Read more…

A New Hope: Lisa’s Inspirational* Botox Journey

*Hahaha jk THE BEFOREMATH As you are probably aware, I was diagnosed last December with gastroparesis after many months of extreme stomach and back pain, nausea, vomiting, and general feelings of an alien baby trying to rip itself out of my abdominal area. Gastroparesis is a condition that affects the movement of the muscles in […] Read more…

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