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Wendy H.

Durham, North Carolina
A little about me....I'm a bit of an idealist.  I want everyone to be happy and think everyone should want the same for others.  I don't understand mean people.  I cry easily and laugh often.  I love cartoons.  I believe I have the best husband in the world.  I like... Full Bio
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You can’t choose your family – or can you? by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness   Family should be close Her’s wasn’t.   Being left out. She cried.   She reached out, over and over And hit a wall.   They keep i ... Read on »
Wonky, Sloshy Head by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness Image from deviantArt. “loose” by pehdtsckjmba If you have Meniere’s, I know you know what this title means.  For the past few days, (actually I think it’s only be ... Read on »
Hard to Get Started Again… by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness I miss blogging, I miss my blogging friends….but it’s hard to get started again. Now I think of things that have happened since I’ve been away that you don’t know abou ... Read on »
Sleeping by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness There is so much I wanted to accomplish during my little hiatus.  Paying more attention to the spiritual side of me, painting, working on some things in the house…. Wh ... Read on »
Mother’s Day is very hard for some people by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness image from farmhousecountrystyle.blogspot.com Every year since my mother died Mother’s Day has been bitter-sweet.  Everywhere I look people are telling you to get ... Read on »
Cochlear Implant coming soon…. by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness On May 1st, I saw the audiologist and ear doctor and as my ear doctor said…..”Your hearing sucks!” On my hearing tests the word recognition in my left ear was again 0% ... Read on »
Recap – #HAWMC May 1st by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness Today’s Prompt – Recap HAWMC. You did it! 30 posts in 30 days. Which was your favorite prompt? Which was the most difficult? Which ideas will you reuse? Who was your favor ... Read on »
Word Cloud – #HAWMC 30 by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness Today’s Prompt:  Word Cloud. Make a word cloud or tree with a list of words that come to mind when you think about your blog, health, or interests. Use a thesaurus to make ... Read on »
6 Sentence Story – #HAWMC Day 29 by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness Today’s Prompt: Six Sentence Story. In this day of micro-blogging – brevity is a skill worth honing. Can you tell a story and make it short and sweet? What can you say in ... Read on »
Personify Your Health – #HAWMC Day 28 by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness Prompt for today….Personify your health. If your health focus were a person – what would they be like? Describe them. Visually, emotionally, physically, and personality-wi ... Read on »
5 challenges, 5 small victories #HAWMC Day 27 by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness Prompt for today:  5 Challenges. 5 Small Victories. Make a list of the 5 most difficult parts of your health focus. Make another top 5 list for the little, good things (sm ... Read on »
Tag Line – #HAWMC Day 26 by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness Prompt for today: Health tagline. Give yourself, your blog, your condition, or some aspect of your health a tagline. Make sure it’s catchy! When I first read this prom ... Read on »
Daily Schedule #HAWMC Day 25 by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness Today I’m using a prompt from the Extra prompts they sent us. Daily Schedule. Write a list of your daily routine from the moment you wake up until the moment you go to ... Read on »
I Keep Writing Because…. #HAWMC Day 24 by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness Bonus Prompt: I keep writing because… Start your post with this sentence and, as the title says, keep writing. Free write for 15 minutes without stopping and see where it ... Read on »
Needing Strength – Writer’s Choice- #HAWMC 23 by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness Today’s Prompt: Health Activist Choice Day 2! Write about whatever you like. Strength by Carnegriff at deviantart.com Needing Strength The losse ... Read on »
Don’t Forget!! #HAWMC Day 22 by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness Today’s Prompt:   The Things We Forget. Visit http://thingsweforget.blogspot.com/ and make your own version of a short memo reminder. Where would you post it? Instead ... Read on »
Madlib – # HAWMC Day 21 by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness Today’s Prompt Health Madlib Poem. Go to : http://languageisavirus.com/cgi-bin/madlibs.pl and fill in the parts of speech and the site will generate a poem for you. Feel f ... Read on »
Miracle Cure – #HAWMC Day 20 by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness Today’s Prompt:  Miracle Cure. Write a news-style article on a miracle cure. What’s the cure? How do you get the cure? Be sure to include a disclaimer My Mira ... Read on »
Dinner Invitation – #HAWMC 19 by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness Today’s Prompt: 5 Dinner Guests. Who are 5 people you’d love to have dinner with (living or deceased) and why? image from http://www.123greetings.com I thought ... Read on »
My dear Sandy…I will miss you so. by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness Dear Sandy, From the moment I saw you as a gangly little dog who had been abandoned in a dumpster you stole my heart. It has been over 19 years since that day, and ... Read on »