There are so many parallels between having a chronic illness and being imprisoned. –Fiona Martin, journalist visiting from Sydney, Australia who became my friend on Alcatraz Island.
I am joyfully celebrating publishing two of the thirty intended posts for the Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge (HAWMC) 2015. Here’s why:
First of all, that’s two posts more than I wrote for HAWMC (pronounced HAH-mick) 2014.
Secondly, I have a gung-ho habit of pushing beyond my limits in a way that interferes with my healing. So this year, I promised myself that I would find a way to participate gently, within my limits, and sustainably. Days 1 to 10 of this challenge went by without any submissions from me. I began to day dream about doing the whole blog challenge in one day. It was very hard to give up my Mega-Type-A-Overachieving ways! Continue reading