The price I have paid in an effort to rid myself of these words has almost been too great. Some days even I wonder how I keep going with a good attitude.
My husband sent me an email this week about a Trans-Siberian Orchestra concert, just days before Christmas. The tickets are very affordable, too. You’re probably thinking, “Sounds like fun!” I’m embarrassed to admit […]
You may not know this about my invisible illnesses… I participated in Invisible Illness Week in 2011 as a way to see if I would enjoy blogging, It turns out […]
Forgetting to take your medicine is an early sign of burnout.
Having a chronic illness makes it difficult to feel hopeful. It’s easier to feel depressed and anxious, too. But it’s not always like that for everyone.
So much of our awareness efforts focus on the acute symptoms of a migraine attack. Migraineurs rarely talk about the challenges we face every single day even on relatively good days.
What do you do with unsolicited health advice? The way I see it, I can either gracefully accept it, politely decline it, counter the advice with education, or tear the giver apart in frustration. I completely understand the urge to give in to the latter. After all, even well-meaning advice is often base in ignorance.
What’s a day that you wish you could use a pain-free pass? How would being pain or worry-free impact that day? I could really use a pain-free pass today. Actually, […]