One of the changes that I have found extremely hard with a chronic illness is being open about it. When this all started, I was literally writing on facebook every day about all the tests I had done and all my symptoms. 425 more words
Today, I am infusing my daily liter of saline to keep up my blood volume but with a twist; I’m doing it at work. Now my office is in the Health District office building, so my co-workers are mostly medical professionals, but when they walk past my office and see an IV line running under my poncho I get the weirdest looks. 179 more words
Hello, I’m Mallory.
I have been living with chronic illness and issues for 8 years. For all the doctors, medical studies, papers, surveys, and other official sources of information, I have found the most helpful information actually comes from first person accounts of other patients. 26 more words