As someone with a chronic illness, I face moments I know I will dread. Moments like bad doctor appointments, where the diagnosis may be worse than the news I had before. Moments where I overdo it on a good pain day and know the next day will be a day where I don’t have enough energy to get out of bed. Those moments... Continue Reading →
Every woman loves accessories, A new necklace that goes with that beautiful dress. Some shiny earrings to match the new shoes you got on sale. Maybe even a hat, I love them all but the accessories I hate are the ones im forced to take with me everywhere I go, my cane or walker ,... Continue Reading →
Dear Boyfriend, Thank you for understanding on the days I can’t get out of bed. And thank you for doing the dishes when I do not have the energy to stand. On the days when I can not make love to you, I’m so sorry. I appreciate every single thing you do for me. Even... Continue Reading →
Before I became ill, I was a person who planned everything from A to Z. When I became sick all of those things had to change. All of a sudden my illness controlled my life. It was hard for me to let go of the reins and just live my life. Here are 10 things... Continue Reading →
When we're sick, I think we are extremely hard on ourselves about everything. Me,I always feel like my chronic illness is not enough. When people say I don’t look sick, I always think well, what is sick supposed to like? Or I feel down on myself thinking maybe everyone thinks i’m faking because I do not... Continue Reading →
I have benign Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension and the internet and most doctors will tell you that the diagnoses means that you just have headaches. I am here to tell you that, that is wrong. Headaches maybe a symptom but it is so much more than that. My ears swoosh all the time, at night it... Continue Reading →
Having a chronic condition sucks. You go back and forth to the doctors, You have to take test after test after test. I’ve been dealing with a nonstop high pressure headache since the beginning of September. I’ve had blood test,EEG’s,MRI’s, CT Scans and the worst of it spinal taps. Even with all of that my... Continue Reading →
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