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What I Wish You Knew About Living with an Invisible Disease

You may look at my young, healthy-appearing body and ask, “You’re sick? Why don’t you suck it up and try harder? Why haven’t you tried XYZ?” 1,157 more words

Chronic Disease

Handicap Placard.. Use or not use?


Here is a blog post from my blog on Blogger. I often wonder how many other people this happens to? How many of us wonder and debate parking in a spot that we have “permission” to park in, because we are scared to get discriminated against. I know I am.

Ankylosing Spondylitis

Fighting myself...

Often when writing about drugs, it is easy to forget that there are people behind the substances; whether that be recreational drug users or those who rely on drugs to treat illness. 1,308 more words

Cleaning Out the Closet: Latest Article on MS Connection is Now LIVE!

“Friendship is bruises, scraped knees and broken bones. If that’s too much for someone, that person is not a friend.”

In this post, I discuss the dynamic of relationships while living with a chronic illness, and how to recognize when it’s time to let go. 14 more words


The invisibility cloak of Dear Diabetes

About a month and a half ago, my feminine ego was kicked in the teeth. I had just got on Skytrain. It was during rush hour and it was busy, not a seat to be had. 657 more words

Be My Ally: Living with Fibromyalgia

Hello from across the pond! This Be My Ally post comes from Hannah who resides in the UK

Let’s Talk About It

The name is Hannah, I’m almost 26 years old and I’m married with two cats. 472 more words