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Brain Fog

There are a lot of things I hate about having dysautonomia. The dizziness, the lightheadedness, the tachycardia, the salt, the fluids, the compression socks (even though mine are cute), the occasional need for a wheelchair in public that makes people think I’m a crazy faker because sometimes I can walk and sometimes I can’t (because people don’t understand invisible disabilities.) 759 more words

Gray For The Brain

The Secret Life of the Chronically Ill....

Last week we woke up to a winter wonderland!  It was memorizing, and this is coming from a gal who doesn’t really like snow.  Every year I try to play in the snow with my children.   821 more words

PoTs and Alcohol

PoTs and Alcohol

Drinking alcohol dehydrates anyone, even if they’re perfectly well, so how does alcohol and PoTs react together? Heres the answer…

they don’t. 1,245 more words

Chronic Illness

Brain Fog

So I haven’t posted a blog in a couple of weeks and although I’m sure in this busy season of life most of you haven’t even noticed, I decided to give you an idea as to why it is that I haven’t been posting. 818 more words

A Potsies Sunday Funday 

Sunday is a day for rest. If there is anything I should learn how to do is rest would be number 1.

With Neurocardiogenic Syncope (NCS), you can get symptoms while sitting. 329 more words

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An Okay Monday 

For a Monday, it was actually not so bad.
Today, my family and I chilled out at home. We played magnet darts and watched PBS. I just started watching the Netflix series Limitless. 138 more words

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Different Day, Different Symptoms

POTS is one of those illness that keep our medical community scratching their heads. Some physicians can’t operate beyond their practice on anything other than textbook diagnoses. 309 more words

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