Category Archives: Writing

International Women’s Day, Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month and the Struggle

On this years International Women’s Day, I encourage you to learn more about AI diseases, especially what signs and symptoms to watch out for, get to know your family’s medical history, and help educate other people on the seriousness and importance of recognizing, treating, studying and researching AI diseases.

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Reflections on 2015

In many ways 2015 has been the most difficult year of my life. I have gotten increasingly sick, been through countless medical tests, trialled several different medications (all to no avail), and my doctors increasingly consider me a difficult case. I became unable to work. I spent a month bedridden, with migraines and throwing up …

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When Your Body Speaks Very, Very Loudly

I feel like I’ve forgotten how to write. I haven’t written a proper post in months. Not because I haven’t had things to talk about, and not even because I haven’t had time. I’ve had the time, but I haven’t been able to find the words (hello brain fog) or the energy. (As an example …

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10 Years – Dealing With the Loss of my Dad

My dad died at the age of 51 from lung cancer. And when he died I wasn’t there.

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Post #300: Reflections on the Blog + the ‘Realness’ of Online Interactions

This is post number 300, since I started blogging under my own name, and moved the blog to my own URL about 26 months ago. Early Beginnings + How Things Change I first started blogging almost 4 years ago, and it has been a journey in becoming more truly myself. At the time I still …

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I Believe (a Personal Manifesto)

I believe, that each and every one of us is capable of so much more than we think. I believe in speaking up for the things you believe in. I believe that love knows no limits. I believe in loving deeply and passionately every day. I believe in opening up, rather than closing in. I …

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June 2013 Twitterature Roundup

Once again we reach the middle of the month, so it’s time for another Twitterature round up as part of Modern Mrs. Darcy’s Roundup. Short, casual reviews in less than 140 characters. The past month has been a bit slower in terms of reading, but I am also almost finished with another 2-3 books, so …

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Summer To-Do and To-Be List

I have been thinking about posting this for the past couple of weeks, but just never got around to it. It has been a very busy spring for me, but the good kind of busy where you’re meeting and hanging out with loads of cool and wonderful people. I can’t remember where, but at the …

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On Writing and Limitations

It has been a long time since I’ve written a proper post that wasn’t a Link Love or  a book review. It’s not that I haven’t got anything to say, I have plenty of my mind, but I have such little time. And yes, I am well aware that you “have time for what you …

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Writer’s Wednesday: Welcome Home by Nick Thacker

Ever wanted to have your own blog? Your own site to share your writing, your knowledge or your product? Did you think it would be too difficult? Too time-consuming? Too technical for you to figure out? If so, Welcome Home: The Author’s Guide to Building A Marketing Home Base is the perfect guide for you. Nick …

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