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Story from the Chronic Pain Chronicles (Vol. 4).

August 16th was the one year anniversary of my eighth surgery.

It has made me introspective, but also a little bit sad. Chronic pain is hard to manage, both physically and mentally. 59 more words


Irony - and splitting

For those of you who’ve never seen someone with BPD rant: buckle up, my friends, you’re in for a treat.

When people with BPD get pissed off, oftentimes… 547 more words

I Nearly Died- (again)

I’ve not been feeling well enough to blog as regularly as I’d like. As you can tell by the title, I nearly died last week, courtesy of EUPD (my personality disorder). 325 more words

Mental Health

Diabetes : disability or is it a chronic illness

The statistics are staggering, showing that diabetes is a growing threat to the nation’s wellness and that it is a chronic illness. But, asks Marchelle Abrahams, does this make it a disability according to South African legislation? 307 more words

The Source of Your Strength.

There are certain sayings or words that I hear quite often due to the fact that I have a child with a chronic illness. A few of those sayings are: “You’re so strong.”, “I don’t know if I could do what you do.”, “As a mom, I don’t know how you do it!”…. 456 more words


Having Mindfulness In the Face Of Incurable Chronic Illness

Mindfulness– a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique. 1,053 more words

Chronic Illness

Endometriosis - We Are Warriors

Endometriosis doesn’t care about your age or your ethnic background. If you have a menstrual cycle, you are at risk of developing this chronic invisible illness. 393 more words

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