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Tips for the Memory Impaired

Many chronic illnesses or even other chronic issues can cause brain fog.  If you’re like me, you’ve had a time or two (THOUSAND) when you couldn’t remember what you call something.    “Hand me that…THING over there.” “What thing?” “That BLUE thing.” “Which blue thing?” “That light blue thingie that you use when your hair’s […]

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What you wouldn’t know if you hadn’t struggled

There are more ways in heaven and earth, Heratio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy…to skin a cat! If you haven’t had the benefit of struggling with health and financial issues for years, you don’t know what you’re missing!  OK, you’re probably happy about that, but really, you’re missing out on some important lessons […]

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When Dreams Collide

We interrupt this chronic illness blog for a word from our sponsor: humor.  Something happened recently that I thought you all would get a kick out of because it’s both weird and funny. So the other night I dreamed that my dh, children and I drove to some huge mall I didn’t recognize in an […]

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Doctor Protocol 3.0

Apparently, there is a new Dr protocol for appointments I was somehow blissfully unaware of until recently.  As this is the 21st Century, I’ll put it in terms our kids would understand.  It’s Doctor Protocol 3.0.  It’s the operating system for doctors of the information age…or should I say non information age.  It’s where you […]

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What’s the one thing you’d like people to know?

Each month here at JoJoisms, is going to be question time. Time for JoJo to sit back and read what you all have to say!  This is also a time for you all to share your heart and for me to understand more of what my readership needs from me here at JoJoisms.  So… What […]

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Valentine’s Special Offer

This week I’d like to share something special with you. It’s a bit off topic, but important.  I usually don’t post my business stuff on here, but this is the most important topic I could share the week of Valentine’s Day.  If’ you’ve followed me for a while here at JoJoisms, you know that one […]

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Joy isn’t happiness…or is it?

In the MANY years I’ve been struggling with chronic illness and other chronic issues, I can’t count the number of times Christians have told me “this too shall pass.”  Unfortunately, it may not pass in my lifetime.  I’ve also been told that though there is weeping in the night that joy comes in the morning.  Unfortunately, […]

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I have chronic illness and I write for you!

I wrote this almost a year ago, but since this is the beginning of a new year, I thought I’d share it again to let you all know why I write this blog.  I pray it’s a blessing to you. Please share it on social media and with others who have chronic issues they struggle […]

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JoJoisms about illness

I’ve written many JoJoisms and created many Visual JoJoisms that relate to illness over the years. I thought I’d start the year off by sharing a few of them here this week.  Enjoy and please comment below with your thoughts.                               […]

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Ringing in 2016

Last year, the evil year, was a black spot in Tabares family history.  While I don’t normally celebrate New Year’s Eve, I made a special exception for this one because 2016 HAS to be better than the year that shall not be named! I planned on staying up this year, you know, just to make sure […]

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