A Letter to My Stomach

Dear Stomach, We don’t seem to be getting along right now, do we? You’ve been kinda hurt-ey since February, and trying to get my attention with some small aches and pains and I wasn’t a very good owner, and I ignored you. I kept putting off going back to the doctor and getting more of […]

Giving my life a purpose

Masked: Self Portrait in Hospital, © Sarah Marie Lacy, 2010

Today is International ME/CFS Awareness Day. It’s a timely reminder of why I’m an artist, and why I do what I do. I don’t really know why other people choose art. I didn’t choose it because I wanted to say something, or had some vision to express (although those things are still true for me). […]

Miles ahead

Last week, January 14th happened and I missed it completely. I’m shocked, pleased, all manner of things. Mostly happy. It got lost in the flurry of finding my gorgeous new apartment and planning the move. Compared to 4 years ago, this is a miracle. What are you talking about, Sarah? January 14th, 2001 was the […]

What mold are you trying to fit into?

My about page gets either one of two reactions: 1. Wow, you’ve been through so much and it’s completely amazing and you totally inspire me, thanks for sharing. Or, 2. How could you share that on the computer? How could you tell lots of people that? You shouldn’t be sharing that with people. It’s shocking. […]