This is one of those topics that drives me to distraction. I have blogged about it before. I bet my opinion about it shifts every five years when I do because it changes the longer I am chronically ill or my perspective changes. You are definitely not your chronic illness And you definitely are. AHhhhhhhhhh! … Continue reading You are not your chronic illness
Day 14 of migraine awareness challenge People with Migraine or other headache disorders often feel isolated and misunderstood. We don’t fit easily into modern society. The lights are too bright, sound is too intense, and much of what others consider “fun” will make us sick. Yet people with Migraine have always found creative ways to … Continue reading Do I make a difference?
It is peripheral neuropathy awareness week (May 6-12). I almost missed it because I swore up and down it was in November, but someone on my Facebook Page mentioned it. So here we are! Here is an awareness link. My story So I have had peripheral neuropathy for years. I'd say it is idiopathic because … Continue reading Peripheral Neuropathy Awareness week
Lady Gaga opens up about living with an invisible illness Lady Gaga Reveals She Suffers from Fibromyalgia as She Opens Up About Her Chronic Pain in New Documentary Lady Gaga has opened up about having Fibromyalgia and is going to be candid about it in her documentary. Fibromyalgia is a syndrome that needs this sort … Continue reading Lady Gaga and fibromyaligia
1 in 5 Americans and Canadians will experience mental illness. How there is such a pervasive stigma out there regarding all mental illness with that stat, I do not know or comprehend. Here are some more facts taken from National Alliance on mental illness NAMI Approximately 1 in 25 adults in the U.S. experience a … Continue reading Mental Illness Awareness Week #GetLoud
Announcement of this awareness campaign has come out to post your art to help awareness of migraine. Select submissions chosen by notable migraine experts will be displayed at the 59th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Headache Society from June 8 – June 11, 2017 at the Westin Boston Waterfront in Boston, MA and other … Continue reading Frames of Mind