January 29, 2018 cawfeejunkie

What drives fear? You know, that chest pounding, can’t breathe, brain activating in absolute negativity response to whatever it is that you seem to be resisting. THAT fear. This has been occupying me lately as I review my life on some different and frustrating levels. The levels we don’t want…

January 1, 2018 cawfeejunkie

Earlier this week, I wrote about “Medicine Shaming” and how education and sensitivity are important when interacting with people who have chronic illness. Every – action – matters. Smile Today and Live Tomorrow I love it when posts ignite the fire in readers and they reach out to me to…

December 30, 2017 cawfeejunkie

While sitting at a restaurant with friends, enjoying a delicious meal, great company and beautiful atmosphere; one of your wittier friends tells a great joke which sends everyone, but you, into fits of laughter. What starts off as laughter for you quickly turns into a coughing fit, which your friends…

December 8, 2017 cawfeejunkie

For as long as I can remember, I have required regular doctor / medical care due to chronic illness. I’ve always had to make time and prioritize my appointments, often scheduling everything around them. My lung doctor is my “main squeeze” for the most part, visiting every other week for…

March 2, 2017 cawfeejunkie

I feel this blog is really that of “The Little Mermaid” movie where she sings “Part of Your World”: I’ve got gadgets and gizmos a-plenty I’ve got whozits and whatzits galore You want thingamabobs? I’ve got twenty! (Side note, I had a phase during my pregnancy where I wanted to name…