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Trip to the ER

I just checked into the emergency room for a 5 day migraine. I’ve been up since 4 am with it. I can barely keep my eyes open. 274 more words


First Post

This is my first post for my Kelly Alive blog. Why did I decide to share my life with the world? Well, there are many reasons. 146 more words


Question for you all...

After being on prednisone for so many months, I noticed a spot near the top of my hair line that seemed to be thinning out. It is worse on the left side than the right. 16 more words

living with the invisible diagnosis

I have waited a long time to write about this. The reasons for that wait will probably become clear as I write. In part, it is because I have never (and still do not) feel as if I can articulate the issue as clearly as I would want. 713 more words

New Video Made By M.E. Patients in the UK: Disease Effects Clearly Described

I found a video made in the UK, with M.E. sufferers making short comments regarding the way they have been “hit” with the disease.  These patients very clearly outline the different ways in which this multi-faceted and multi-symptomed chronic illness manifests itself. 55 more words

Health Issues

Even in the Midst of Your Worst Flare... Find the Positive!

What the hell is going on?!! I ask myself this every day. It’s a question that has a bullshit answer. You know exactly what I mean… you’ve been here.  1,077 more words


A Day in the Life of a Person with Chronic Pain

While looking for resources for an article, I came across this YouTube video called “Struggling to be me with chronic pain”. I watched the entire video (it’s not long really) and I REALLY liked the way the actor stated the basics of living with chronic pain. 58 more words

Chronic Pain