The Short Story of a Hopeful Girl

by Amy Shoemaker Hope is a conscious action. To have it, you must move in a direction toward what you want. Each step is significant. January 2019 - Step one, she decided to begin. Step two she found a therapist that related to her chronic glitter.* Step three, she made a connection with others in … Continue reading The Short Story of a Hopeful Girl

Invisible Glitter

by Amy Shoemaker I was hit in the back of the head with a baseball bat. Then shoulder blade, lower back, hip, rounded off with a whack at my calf. In attempt to do me off, the bat hit repeatedly at my right temple. That wasnโ€™t the end. I was shoved into the dryer for … Continue reading Invisible Glitter

Why NOT to do a New Year’s Resolution if you have a chronic illness.

by Amy ShoemakerIf New Yearโ€™s Resolutions are your thing, and it works for you, awesome. I normally try it myself every year. I pick something I want to accomplish and try to do it every day. A gratitude journal, bedtime prayer, scrapbook, quit biting my nails, daily Kegelโ€™s, limit Facebook, you name it. January goes … Continue reading Why NOT to do a New Year’s Resolution if you have a chronic illness.