Oh goodness, I'm not even sure where to begin. As I'm sure you understand, life with chronic illness is unpredictable, and often overwhelming. My best of intentions was to use this site, YouTube channel, Facebook and Instagram to reach out and encourage the chronic illness community. Offer life … [Read more...] about Long overdue update
Chronic Illnesses and Chronic Pain
As if having chronic illness isn't draining enough... adding a cold or flu into the mix can be overwhelming, and can actually flare up chronic illness symptoms. Lovely. This week, I'm battling a cold. Sneezing, dripping, snotty nose, cough, sore throat and losing my voice. It's not fun. … [Read more...] about When You’re Chronically Ill AND Sick
Hypoglycemia means low blood sugar. I had my first low blood sugar episode in 2006. Two years after I had RNY gastric bypass. As is typical with RNY, you don't feel particularly hungry - ever. I was busy working, and hadn't eaten in a few hours, but I started to feel hot, sweaty and shaky. … [Read more...] about Reactive Hypoglycemia
Living with chronic illness is hard. Sometimes, dealing with other people, while you are living with chronic illness - is even harder. I've had chronic illness & pain for nearly 40 years. While each illness may be different, there are some elements that are the same. I'd love to send you … [Read more...] about 7 Critical Chronic Illness Life Hacks
As if migraine disease wasn't bad enough, there's more than one type, each with their own unique and alarming symptoms. Even worse, a person is able to have more than one type of migraine disease. I have more than one type myself, and have indicate those with an asterisk * Migraine With … [Read more...] about The 7 Types of Migraines
Being chronically ill & in pain is exhausting, and isolating. Many of us reach out online to find groups of people who can relate. It's nice to be among those who just know. You don't have to explain to them what your life is like. Most of the time, there's lots of love and support. Everyone … [Read more...] about Chronic Illness is NOT a Contest!