Chronic illness: We are only human

'Human' by Rag'nBone Man Lyrics I'm only human I'm only—I'm only— I'm only human, human Maybe I'm foolish Maybe I'm blind Thinking I can see through this And see what's behind Got no way to prove it So maybe I'm lying But I'm only human after all I'm only human after all Don't put your … Continue reading Chronic illness: We are only human

Meniere’s disease: Lifestyle changes

I believe I need to talk to my neurologist before I can confirm for sure this diagnosis. Not that I do not believe my doctor. I do. It is just specialists are the ones that usually diagnosis this sort of thing. Anyway, it has been a rough ride. I am pretty tired. It is hard … Continue reading Meniere’s disease: Lifestyle changes

When you feel like a loser because you’re disabled

I know I am disabled. I know that means I don't have much money and can't help much financially. Or be as productive as I want to be. That I have to rest an insane amount. That I am not very functional. And I cope very well with this low quality of life. I am … Continue reading When you feel like a loser because you’re disabled

Pain Awareness: When judgement comes from within the chronic pain community

Chronic pain I have always said is something you don't 'get' until you get it. It is a member only club... one that sucks though and you can't get out of. But sometimes, just sometimes, some of those members also toss out judgement. Almost flippantly like they lack empathy for the suffering of the person … Continue reading Pain Awareness: When judgement comes from within the chronic pain community