Real Talk: The Coron-Anxiety

Getting real around here to talk about mental health and coronavirus anxiety.

#SelfCareMvmt 2: Physical Self-Care

If you haven't checked out the #SELFCAREMVMT yet from Self Care Catalysts, I urge you to visit their website and read my first blog in the series from last week. Self-care is an integral part of the quality of life of a chronic illness patient. Patients are advocating for this movement, and now companies are too!

ePharma Blog Posts

Hi everyone!   I just wanted to update with a post on my blog posts for ePharma Summit. You can read my posts, and others, on their blog, here. Follow them on social media with @epharma and #epharma16.   Here are the first two posts, I'll edit this and add more as they are published. [...]

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 and my Birth. It's bizarre to feel like your world is [...]

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, I have been able to reflect on the sheer truth and [...]

The Spoon Theory

Just dropping in quickly to add a little nugget of perspective and inspiration, as I'd really like everyone to read this story. It's called "The Spoon Theory," and written by Christine Miserandino (find her site here). I cried the first time I read this about a week ago. Granted the situation is not a exact [...]

On Being Tough…

People have different interpretations on what 'tough' is. On what 'strength' is. On what 'pain tolerance' is. Realistically, it doesn't quite matter where a person falls on the varying degrees of those three notions; what matters is how you feel, how you experience a situation, and that residual affect. In other words, the only person [...]