Disability VS Handicap: Can We Really Say Which is the Worst?

If there is one issue that irks me the most in regards to fragile households, it's the constant bickering of who is worse, more sick, or the least functional. It certainly is not a commonplace conversation occurring in the average home. Most families are not faced with those comparisons at all. However, within the community... Continue Reading →

Conquer the Burnout of Illness Related Tasks- 10 Helpful Starter Tips and Tools

I love to find collective lists that give me good ideas of how to conquer something in my life. Especially since I'm that lady who is griping at her kids about moving her glasses without permission annoyed everyone is laughing. Until that is, I go to hold my head in frustration and feel all three... Continue Reading →

Mending Mental Mayhem: Part Two-Emotional Delegation

It continues to amaze me how impactful a tired mind can be when managing a house full of chronically sick people. It is a marathon for the emotional structures within oneself and within the family. I also knew I needed to take a few steps back to gather some energy for what is ahead for... Continue Reading →

Update About Angels of Our October Blog

Hi Everyone. Wow, has it already been more than a month since the last posting, yikes. Did you miss me? Wait, don't answer that. I am going to pretend you did for my ego's sake. Dreamers must dream...ahhhh, soothing delusions. All better! I do miss all of you, immensely! But seriously, its been way too... Continue Reading →

I’ve Got Mad Skillz – Anger Regulation in Fragile Homes

There are many ways to describe people who have amazing and sometimes uncanny abilities. Typically we all know one person who has some variety of oddball talent that is completely useless, yet privately we are jealous. My father, David Juers, has become a very good photographer in retirement and it's stunning to see his creative eye... Continue Reading →

Mending Mental Mayhem – Abuse and Disability (Part-One)

I have long been a believer that our mind is the most important part of our health. In some ways, the brain is a slave to our mind. That may seem like a stretch, but when the brain is functioning, and commanding legs walk, hands move, eyes turn left, one would assume all is well... Continue Reading →

Is Your Medicare Plan Dis-Advantaged?

  A medically fragile home has few issues more compelling than how to cover medical costs. Being income restricted, and mobility strained, getting the right information to make decisions is essential. Functioning in my disabled state means doing things as efficiently as possible.  Keeping long-term goals of health in mind, I look to utilize as... Continue Reading →

Diagnoising Your Doctor’s Office

How to Diagnosis Your Doctor and Medical Office When it comes to figuring out where to go for medical care, nothing is more difficult to gauge then if you have the right doctor for, you. From bedside manners, to ease in contacting your doctor's nurse, there are varied indicators to what level of care you can... Continue Reading →

The Fragile Home – Resource & Restoration

For many people, nothing brings more hope for relief after a long frustrating week like Fridays. Thank goodness for Friday right? Well, chances are if you are a disabled household, or caring for a family with medically fragile members in chronic crisis, Friday does not carry the same joyful anticipation of rest, healthier households look forward to.  Especially if... Continue Reading →

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