Health, Mental Health, Unveiling Invisible Illnesses

Health PTSD – Warrior Status

Dealing with PTSD from health issues

Health, Unveiling Invisible Illnesses

I Believe You

Misdiagnosis and blatant dismissal is common and can break people down over time.

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I crap. You crap. We all crap.

Dumping loads of information on digestion and how it affects our health.

Body and Beauty, Health, Unveiling Invisible Illnesses

Unveiling Invisible Illnesses – War Paint

I always try to smooth my hair and conceal my tired eyes. I always dust on a peachy pink blush and a fun lip color, regardless of how I feel. This is the mask of an invisible illness warrior. Occasionally, there are days that I struggle to even lift a limb to put on my… Continue reading Unveiling Invisible Illnesses – War Paint

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Everything Is Going To Be Fine

Talking to certain friends can be very difficult or even stressful. I have learned that not all friends are cut out for every conversation. Some friends are fun and want to talk about who they have a crush on, silly poop jokes or their current laundry situation. That is always great to have but sometimes… Continue reading Everything Is Going To Be Fine

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Unveiling Invisible Illnesses – Endometriosis

Laura Kay Halcom from Rockledge, Florida is 1 of 10 who struggle with endometriosis, a painful disorder in which the tissue that grows on the lining of your uterus spreads to other organs like the fallopian tubes and ovaries. With no way to exit the body like normal menstruation, the tissue becomes trapped and causes… Continue reading Unveiling Invisible Illnesses – Endometriosis

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How To Be There For Someone With A Chronic Illness

Understanding invisible illness and how to show support

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Day 5 Postoperative Pacemaker Update 

The past couple of days have been rough.  I have had sugar the last two days when I felt worse so I am hoping eliminating sugar again will help. I usually don't have sugar in my diet but caved and had some dairy free Ben & Jerry's almond ice cream. Basically, I have been having… Continue reading Day 5 Postoperative Pacemaker Update 

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What is normal?

Throughout my entire life, I have been living with chronic ailments. I remember being in  grade school screaming in pain from stomach issues.  I remember when I was 7 years old, running around and my heart felt like it a hummingbird and I would get dizzy. The adults said that it was normal to have… Continue reading What is normal?