When we ignore symptoms

We ignore symptoms for a variety of reasons. I can tell you why I do and maybe you are the same way. I was taught a long ago by the disinterest of doctors to minimize my symptoms because they seemed to think I was exaggerating my pain or other stigma causing me to retreat. So … Continue reading When we ignore symptoms

When another symptom crops up

The most frustrating thing about chronic illness is the spontaneous occurrence of another random symptom that doesn't fit into the puzzle you already have. I have been getting these massive dizzy spells every day for the last four months. So not a passing thing. Puzzles my doctor. So she reduced my painkiller thinking it is … Continue reading When another symptom crops up