All Posts By SA Smith

The Affair

I sit in a chair, near the window. The light shines in on me, but I don’t feel its warmth. I look around, silence is everywhere. I am...

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The Care and Feeding of Mr. Right

This entry is part 12 of 12 in the series: January Flashback Originally Published November 2014 Okay let’s face it, we’ve all been sold...

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Why Did It Have To Be CRPS?

This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series:

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Family Fears and Invisible Illness

This entry is part 8 of 9 in the series:

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Color The World Orange For CRPS

This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series:

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CRPS SUCKS!

This entry is part 3 of 9 in the series:

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This Mask I Wear

I see the morning light coming through the window. I roll over, not wanting to get up. Not wanting to face another day, just like the last....

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Overrun By Assholes

What do you do when you’re a nice person and you are attacked by an asshole? I think most of us are nice by nature. We are willing to put...

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“You Look Okay, How Can You Be Sick?”

This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series:

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Because Of This…. (Rape and Invisible Illness)

This entry is part 1 of 9 in the series:

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“It’s All In Your Head…”

This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series:

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Life With An Invisible Illness

This entry is part 4 of 9 in the series:

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Sex. It’s All About Sex.

The news is so negative these days. Everyone is fighting or upset about something. So I thought it would be nice to step away from the news...

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You Might be a Cruise Addict if …

They say if you have an addiction it’s best to admit it. Vocalize it. Get out of denial. As a matter of fact with a little Google help, I...

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Six Steps to Escape Your Life

When was the last time you did something just for you? I’m not talking about buying a cup of coffee or picking up take-out.  I’m...

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Love Is Messy

Love is love is love is love. That’s all it is. Green or red, black or white, male or female. All your life you have been searching for...

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You Are What You Think So Stop Thinking Like a Bitch

Some days are tougher than others. We aren’t kids anymore. We work hard; we’re overburdened with responsibilities, with the day in and...

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An Open Letter to My Son on Graduation Day

To My Son, You came into our lives that January day, all wrinkled and full of hope. You smiled, laughed and took in your world. Sight by...

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I Lost 200 pounds and I Still Feel Fat

How can you lose 200 pounds and still feel fat? I don’t know. That’s a question I still ask myself. Why, when I lost all that weight,...

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You Are Star Stuff

Fatally and flawed, beautifully broken. Every step you take, every thought you think is a miracle in itself. Do you have any idea how...

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How to Stop Nagging and Start Loving

We’ve all been there. We’re tired, overworked and can feel it coming on. We lash out at the people around us, knowing we’re doing it,...

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You are more than the size of your jeans

Maybe I’m just getting old, or maybe I am getting wiser, but women, it’s time that we stand up and realize that we are more...

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10 Ways to Live Your Life to the Fullest

I was at a funeral the other day of a dear friend’s daughter and child. After many tears, the clergy stood to read us the eulogy. He told...

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Are You Addicted to Your Smartphone?

Is the black mirror taking over your life? We are always online. We post to Facebook, update our blog, pin things on Pinterest, skim...

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Dear Pharmacists … (a letter from the disgruntled masses)

Dear Pharmacists, We see you standing there with your antiseptic smile. We smile back and hand you our prescriptions. We watch as your face...

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8 Ways to Find You in 2016

Want to change up your life in 2016? It’s a whole new year with a world of possibilities ahead of you. Why not take the leap and change...

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