Aromatherapy

  I am new to aromatherapy and since I have migraines I have been very wary of it due to scent sensitivity and exactly that as a migraine trigger. But I have been equally curious about it as well since it seems like it could be very soothing and a great complimentary treatment to try. … Continue reading Aromatherapy

Liver: Out damn spot

So next week will be my MRI to look at the spot on my liver to determine what the hell it is. Obviously, the big C of cancer comes up. My doc thinks it likely isn't because of all the things that cause liver cancer are not in my history. However, I am chronically ill … Continue reading Liver: Out damn spot

Self-stigma: The story we tell about ourselves often isn’t true

We all have a pain story. I ask how did this happen to you. And you tell me... your pain story. Generally, it is facts and about diagnosis and sometimes misdiagnosis. Our pain stories can be complicated because sometimes diagnosis is complicated. But what pain means to us is vastly more than that. We think … Continue reading Self-stigma: The story we tell about ourselves often isn’t true