Category Archives: Supporting Each Other

So many people come to this site for inspiration and I am so glad to know that my writing helps people.

I know that there are other blogs, websites and people that encourage wellness and living well with chronic illness. Here are articles and information shared by other readers to bless and encourage all of us on our path to living well with chronic illness.

I can’t wait to hear from you!

Stand Up Straight

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Karen, from Wellness Works NW gave me another writing assignment. Posture. Posture is the position in which we hold our bodies while standing, sitting, and lying down. Having good posture helps our muscles, joints, and ligaments. Let me share something about myself. I don’t have great posture. It isn’t something that I pay that much […]

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Tens and PMS Unit: A Great Tool To Help with Pain

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“I have been given this product as part of a product review through the Chronic Illness Bloggers network. Although the product was a gift, all opinions in this review remain my own and I was in no way influenced by the company. ” Although the Tens  and PMS Unit did not work for me, I discovered that it […]

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Learning About Crohn’s Disease

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A couple of weeks ago, Karen at Wellness Works NW, gave me another research assignment: Crohn’s Disease. The only thing I know about Crohn’s Disease is the Glenn Frey from the Eagles had it. Since doing my research I know a lot more. My aim in writing this article is to inform and to inspire […]

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Let’s Get Spiced Up!

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My goal in writing an article about spices is to show men and women that they can learn to cook and to spice up their food without adding a ton of salt or things that will make their health deteriorate. When I first started learning to cook I had an older sister who was a […]

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Dancing Through Pain

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  Recently I started having morning tea with a wonderful lady who lives in my apartment complex. What I enjoy about this lady is that she is a belly dancer, she is extremely creative, and she is a warrior. She struggles like we all do with her different health issues, but her aim is to […]

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Supporting a Friend With Fibromyalgia

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  I have been thinking about writing a post about Fibromyalgia because I have a niece in law and several friends who combat this disease. I have heard them talk about their pain, their anxiety, and the skin issues they suffer and the horrendous affects some of the medications they must take to combat this […]

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Support this Blog

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Dear Readers @ Jamie Chases Butterflies, I am writing this blog because Jamie NEVER would. Jamie is my best friend and sister. We have known each other since 1987 in Mr. Smith’s math class, where we would catch catnaps and counsel each other when we weren’t paying attention…growing up is not always easy. If you […]

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Renal Diet Plan & Cookbook

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    In exchange for my honest review I was given a free copy of Susan Zogheib’s book Renal Diet Plan and Cookbook through her publishers Callisto and Rock Ridge Press and I won this book on Goodreads. The opinions I express are my own and in no way influenced.   Kidney disease also known […]

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What To Know About GMOs

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I have been procrastinating writing about GMO’s (genetically modified organisms) for several months. Karen and Summer from Wellness Works NW gave me this hard topic to research and to write about. There is so much information, from the good things about it, to the fears that are associated with it, to why we shouldn’t eat […]

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Dear Jamie: A Wellness Advice Column

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Life is so complex. It takes my breathe away when I think about it all. All the decisions, choices, and the mass amounts of conflicting information that is out there overwhelms me. Does it you? As 2017 started last month, I thought about my role as writer and researcher for Wellness Works NW and what […]

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