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Posts by Michelle Miyagi

I Love Ambience Videos

I’ve been dealing with unpredictable chronic illness, so many days I spend most of my time horizontal. I’m so thankful...

Small Things Big Impact

I’ve been thinking about things that have caused me to change my life. Watching a TV show doesn’t seem to...

Musical Theater is Magical

The first time I performed in musical theater was in a production of The Ballad of Baby Doe. My sister...

Parenthood Transforms You

The best decision I ever made was becoming a mother. I thought I knew what I was getting into, but...

Being Vegan Feels Good

When I was around five, it horrified me to discover what meat really was. But since everyone said it was...

Music Promotes Discipline

I’ve always loved music. My parents would listen to those reel-to-reel tapes of musicals, jazzy music, and Gershwin. We’d listen...

Thankful in Colorado

I had wanted to leave Louisiana ever since I was 19, but never made it until 2018. It took me...

My Nursing Journey

Becoming a nurse in 1992 and then quitting nursing after 27 years has been life-changing. I am thankful for nursing...

Intrinsic Worthiness

Whenever I have challenging experiences, I look for deeper meaning. What is this teaching me, how is this growing me,...

Balancing Optimism and Reality During Illness

There is a history of toxic positivity in our society. We haven’t learned how to support people with chronic illness...

Misinformation Frustration

My background is medical, I’m an RN, BSN. I believe in microbiology. Pathogen transmission and the efficacy of vaccines are...

Struggles to get Support for Long Covid

I believe most people have good intentions and want to help, but we are still human and fallible. We have...

Coping with Long Covid

I’m so thankful for the long covid support groups on social media. It’s been so helpful to know that there...

Long Covid Limbo

It’s difficult to describe how it feels when you crash from doing too much mental, physical, or emotional activity. I...

Long Covid Roller Coaster

The most frustrating aspect of long covid is the unpredictability of it all. You play detective to see what improves...

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