An Autoimmune-iversary ~ Five Years with Five Diseases, By-the-Numbers… Zero Insurance, One Wage-Earner, Two Doctors, Few Worsening Mental Illnesses, Several Secondary Conditions, Five Prescriptions, Ten Supplements, Lots of Bills, Countless Symptoms and Self-Care Tricks, 24 Hours a Day, for the rest of my days… so, here’s to the next five, I guess πŸ’ŠπŸ₯ƒπŸ’©



I have always known that I was adopted, but I did not always know that it was important… at 38 I’m learning it is profound.


I am sap…Someone tapped my tree once, but after only a small flow, I hardened and stopped… once in a while I warm up just enough to ooze a little, but I’ll never know the feeling of that energy πŸŒ³πŸƒπŸ‚

unleashed woman

I have wanted to paint this lady from an anonymous sketch I’ve had for a long, long time… thanks to a Woman Unleashed, I made the space to try, and she is more spectacular than I imagined she could be… and she is more inspirational than I thought possible πŸ’­πŸ’ž