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Chronic Illness

  • I Don’t Know Exactly How You Feel

    November 8, 2017

    This week I came across an excellent article titled "Why…

    This week I came across an excellent article titled “Why We Should All Stop Saying, ‘I Know Exactly How You Feel’“.┬áIn it Celeste Headlee discusses…

  • Hope for People with Mental Illness

    October 9, 2017

    I've started reading more books again now that my mind…

    I’ve started reading more books again now that my mind is healing. It’s been so wonderful to actually be able to read and comprehend what…

  • Explaining Chronic Illness to Healthy People

    October 2, 2017

    A "normal" person might imagine that having a chronic illness…

    A “normal” person might imagine that having a chronic illness is kind of like having a perpetual stomach bug or flu. I don’t blame them….

  • A Personal Update

    September 22, 2017

    It's a good thing we got into the apartment when…

    It’s a good thing we got into the apartment when we did because some of these days have been downright chilly. We would have been…

  • Reentering Normal Life After Chronic Illness

    September 20, 2017

    I cleaned the bathroom on Monday! Completing such a mundane…

    I cleaned the bathroom on Monday! Completing such a mundane task might not seem like a remarkable accomplishment and for most people, it isn’t. For…

  • I Didn’t Know I Could Heal From Chronic Illness

    September 18, 2017

    Saturday was a big day for me. I did something…

    Saturday was a big day for me. I did something I haven’t been physically able to do in more than 5 years. Something I thought…

  • Does Your Illness Make You a Burden?

    August 16, 2017

    Things are going a little better since we moved further…

    Things are going a little better since we moved further away from the house but I’m still struggling with fatigue and brain fog. It’s also…