When people ask me how I am feeling 99% of the time I am lying. I often say ‘not bad’, because I feel it is
The Invisible Illness Pass I can pass for healthy. You look at me and you might not be able to tell a thing is wrong
The only thing to fear is fear itself. Well, maybe. Fear and chronic illness can comingle and create what doctors refer to as ‘sick behaviors’.
The thing about chronic illness is that it is the hardest damn thing in your life. Things will stress you out in your life. Major
Ever been told that you do not do ‘enough’ for your health? Like you’re not working hard enough to cure yourself? It makes me wonder
You know you have a chronic illness when… 1-You rate your pain by ‘baseline’, ‘functional’ and ‘non-functional’. 2-You rate your fatigue by ‘still conscious’, ‘unable
I began to think of the things we do along the way with chronic pain. That process we go through on the way to coping.
The chronic pain and the chronic illness are not things we can control. They are a fact of life. Our perceptions, our beliefs, and reactions
We can face a lot of stigma with invisible illnesses. We can be doubted. We can be minimized. But we have certain rights too and
This is a poem I wrote just for the sake of writing it. A hobby of mine. Writing, creative writing, and blogging are my
Since we have invisible illnesses people can often make judgments about our chronic illness. In particular our appearance because we do not ‘look ill’. Things
When you are chronically ill people will offer you advice and tell you things they have heard. I know we get that a lot. I
This is a review for FibroCane. They offered me two products to try for a review. I have been given this product as part of
I’m going to tell you a story to express my point where I learned a thing called ‘push through the pain‘. We all do it.