All joking aside, my doctor is awesome. She does listen and does everything possible for me. I have had horrible doctors in the past, so I know bad doctors. She truly listens and cares, which is a good combo. Not to mention she is extremely intelligent. Some extras: Remember when going to the doctor to … Continue reading Monday Manual: dealing with a doctor
I have been thinking a lot about the unpredictability of chronic illness. But we can't change the fact that life and illness and pain change. Just a fact. Prepare for the worst, hope for the best. See more posts Monday Manual: dealing with a doctorThe manual: Brain Fog RecommendationsThe Chronic Pain Manual: The really, real … Continue reading Monday manual: Unpredictability
It isn't easy making health-related New Year's resolutions. I always think of ones I Want but are impossible. And frankly, I don't like to make them. But sometimes small goals are good to make, nice achievable ones. I personally like ones that do things to improve our well-being in some way. Things we tend to … Continue reading Monday Manual: New Year’s Resolutions
Two bonus ones! (Because they wouldn't fit on here so BONUS MATERIAL! And one alternate at the end there.) ‘You are now thin so I can presume you are cured.’ Yes, the nausea and lack of appetite really helped me feel so much better. Why I feel like death warmed over. Like hell actually heated … Continue reading Monday Manual: Stigma
We all know lifestyle changes are a fact of life with chronic illness and chronic pain. Just the way it is. And we all do quite a few things to manage our pain and health. But let's just say sometimes you have to wonder...