My Fibromyalgia has been kicking my ass more than usual in the past few weeks. It seems like the flare takes more place than the rest in between. And everything is tangled together. Everything is either a cause or a consequence of another.
Even if diagnosed a while ago now, I feel like my life is a constant adjustment. Finding my new “normal”. Accepting that it will never be the same.
There IS a before and an after.
I love what I do. But I don’t like the guilt that comes when I actually can’t go paint in my studio. I have not been able to paint in more than a week now and I hate that. I hate that this illness keeps me from doing what I love.
I guess I should do a couch package as my friend Samie does, so I could still do something in my art journal from the couch…
My husband is amazing and dedicated some money to offer me an iPad mini.
So today, as I could not move properly and go downstairs to finally paint again, I played on it to do some digital art with Procreate.
I don’t have stuff on my tablet yet to use for collage, but it is just the beginning.
Here is my first creation: