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February 2019 Linkup Party for People with Chronic Illnesses

This is my first link party! Sheryl over at A Chronic Voice hosts this party so chronic illness bloggers can share info and experiences. I've got five short prompts to work with, so let's get right into it:

Adjusting: Life, especially life with chronic illness, is all about adjusting. I'm always trying to find the best ways to do things, to take the least amount of energy and pain. I'm writing about a really practical adjustment. One thing that's been really difficult as time has gone on with my spondylolisthesis is sitting in regular chairs. It's not the sitting so much as it's the standing afterwards. That transition is really difficult and painful. Hubby suggested I should try a stool, because it would be somewhere between sitting and standing. I bought one online, but it was too high for my short self. He went out to our local store and bought me one that was perfect Goldilocks height. Not too tall, not too short. And it worked like a charm! I can get up…

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