I recently wrote about managing your medical care and the benefits and how-to’s of color-coding and organizing your appointment notes before you go in to see your specialist. You can read it on The Mighty here. I do hope some of this can help you manage your medical care as well! (The Mighty is aContinue reading “Read My Latest Article: The Simple Strategy that Helps me Manage My Medical Care on The Mighty”
I have become a Contributor for The Mighty and have had two articles published. The first and most recent is The Power of Writing and Sketching About Chronic Pain and Illness. You can find that here: https://themighty.com/2021/08/writing-sketching-chronic-pain-illness/ The article How the Ukulele Brought Magic Into My Life with Chronic Illness can be found here: https://themighty.com/2021/08/ukulele-music-hope-chronic-illness/Continue reading “My Recent Articles Published on The Mighty on Chronic Illness”
Recently, I was interviewed by writer, author, speaker, and librarian Oleg Kagan for his Shelf Talks series he created. He asked me five interesting questions based on the books on my shelves. This was such a fascinating conversation. This interview can be found on his website at the following link: Shelf Talks #7 – SusanContinue reading “Shelf Talks Interview with Oleg Kagan”
There is a great article in the local paper BG Independent News. Click below for the story. Susan Montgomery draws on creativity to help deal with chronic pain – BG Independent News (bgindependentmedia.org)
My new book Ink Sketches for Wellness – Poems on My Life with Invisible Disabilities is available now on Amazon in paperback and Kindle eBook. In this book I share my poems I have been writing over the last eight years and include a corresponding ink sketch for each one. It has been so therapeuticContinue reading “Ink Sketches for Wellness available now!”
The pandemic has spurred some creative activities which has now led me to completing my second book. This next one is a book of my poems I have been writing since 2013 about my various medical conditions and invisible disabilities. I have also been creating expressive ink sketches to correspond to each poem. They areContinue reading “New Book Coming Soon!”
My book Ukulele Expressions – Illustrated Ukulele Fingerstyle Etudes for the Picking Hand is now available! I was one of many who picked up a new hobby last year, but as that hobby brought on new problems (Carpal tunnel), I learned to express myself in new ways. I wrote these ten musical pieces in standardContinue reading “Ukulele Expressions is Now Available!”
This past week I started to learn how to play the piano. I have always wanted to learn but never thought I could master reading music notation. It seemed like such a foreign concept to me. But I really began to learn about reading music when I started to play the guitar. Even though IContinue reading “Learning Piano!”
I have decided to publish my book of fingerstyle Etudes, complete with my artwork included. I’m really excited about this project. Stay tuned!
Welcome to Created by Susan! Here you will find content related to my creative pursuits, various writings, and my books Ink Sketches for Wellness – Poems on My Life with Invisible Disabilities and Ukulele Expressions – Illustrated Ukulele Fingerstyle Etudes for the Picking Hand.