Tag: chronic illness

My Little Piece of “Cake.”

Yet again, I found myself awake in the middle of the night. Tonight it was 3am. I didn’t take my sleeping medicines, for the sole reason that I thought I was tired enough to sleep through the night without them. And for the fact… Continue Reading “My Little Piece of “Cake.””

The Invisibility of Invisible Illness

I’m just a little bit over two years into my diagnoses of chronic diseases. Who knows how long I’ve actually had them, or at the very least had the beginning symptoms. But March 3, 2013 feels like it was a mix between my D-Day… Continue Reading “The Invisibility of Invisible Illness”

Fibromyalgia: The Temperature Extremist

Just this morning, I read an interesting article surrounding the correlation between temperature and fibromyalgia. First of all, it makes me happy to continue and see articles, research, and attention around fibromyalgia. This chronic disease is still inching its way into being accepted by… Continue Reading “Fibromyalgia: The Temperature Extremist”

Facing Your Chronic Fears

This is a topic I don’t talk about often. In fact, I’m not sure that I’ve talked about this with much of anyone. Living with more than one chronic illness is a roller coaster. It’s like hearing a tornado on the weather report and… Continue Reading “Facing Your Chronic Fears”

Experimenting with Essential Oils

It’s no secret that people who suffer from chronic illnesses are not strangers to medications and various treatment plans. Personally, I have tried and put my body through a overwhelmingly large number of medications and tests. And don’t get me wrong, I don’t regret… Continue Reading “Experimenting with Essential Oils”

Trials Towards Strength

The past two months of my life have been such a wide range of emotions, while being some of the hardest times I’ve had in a very long time. While working to sustain the person and character I have worked a lifetime to build,… Continue Reading “Trials Towards Strength”

A warning to Fibromyalgia sufferers…

I needed a place to voice my frustration and concern over a common Fibromyalgia treatment. I haven’t visited this space in a ridiculously long time, and I won’t sit here and promise that I’ll be here on a regular basis. But here we go.… Continue Reading “A warning to Fibromyalgia sufferers…”

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