201 ~ Time and energy – 2/3 ~

“Cock-a-doodle-doo Cock-a-doodle-doo Cock-a-…” The faint sound of the alarm rings without a shrill so as not to shock my nervous system. Some mornings I switch it off mistakenly in my sleep as my finger is accustomed to muting the sound by sliding across the screen Some mornings I awake, drowning in an unshakeable state of…

200 ~ Time and energy – 1/4 ~

I am often asked why does it take “so long” to get started or complete an order, or why does the customer have to place it a good period of time in advance if required on a specific date / deadline… Another notion also needs to be abolished. The notion that chronically people lay in…

199 ~ Find your gift ~

Quick note to acknowledge everyone who responded to the previous post and extended backup. Your time and kindness greatly appreciated ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿงก๐Ÿ’ ุฌุฒุงูƒู… ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุฎูŠุฑุง ุงุญุณู† ุงู„ุฌุฒุงุก As I approach the 2 year landmark of being blessed with the opportunity to initiate a little home business, known as K’s Pencrafts I want to enlighten readers regarding…

198 ~ The facts have to be said ~

16/11/2019 Marks 2 years since Swimming Through The Waves came into existence. But as you can see the blogversary post was published 12 days later.. According to chronic illness timing lol. I don’t think there’s a word like blogversary. It’s just one of the vocabularies that exist in my dictionary lolll. Today I’d like to…

195 ~ Go with the tempo ~

I found myself looking back at the 4 past years in retrospect & wondered.. How tragic, dull, & different wouldn’t life have been if I waited for a certain event to be happy… If I waited to be happy only when good health is restored If I waited to be happy only when finding a…

194 ~ The hope of one day ~

When I commenced the blog, not once in my wildest dreams had I imagined the manner in which 3 voices would be gathered to embark on a hefty mission and disseminate information. For 3 years + 5 months I could not find someone else afflicted with Dysautonomia, driven by a passion & determination that matches…

193 ~ A “dysregarded” illness ~

Dysautonomia awareness month has concluded, but for fighters, the struggle continues endlessly. The future is not guaranteed, so instead of waiting for the next years awareness month to arrive, each day – at the present & in the now, I try to work on addressing more aspects. The Autonomic Nervous System is such an extensive…

192 ~ Member feature ~

Dysautonomia South Africa takes pleasure in introducing you to one of its vibrant & powerful voices Ashleigh Paterson A young, courageous lady, & former horse riding instructor, who has a number of ailments / chronic conditions such as Dysautonomia along with a large number of other comorbid, complex, conditions. As you can gauge by now,…

191 ~ Quiz whizz – Prize-winners ~

We’re excited to announce & salute the following participants split in 2 categories; Most enthusiastic & determined: ๐Ÿ† @zaynub_l } Answered all 7 correct at the first attempt ๐Ÿฅ‡ Sister A } Answered all 7 & got all correct besides one at the third attempt & few at the second attempt ๐Ÿฅˆ The miracle of…

190 ~ Quiz whizz – Wrap-up ~

Answer to the final challenge, 7: Urinary catheter โœ”๏ธ Congratulations to the winners ๐ŸŽ‰ – The miracle of life – @zaynub_l – Sister A – Flower in the wild Lol I knew this question was going to be easy peasy ๐Ÿ˜† and “it was tough to phrase it in a tough way.” So being the…