At the end of January one of my doctors gave me a referral for a new Lyme doctor. I have been having more downs than ups with my health for a while now, and my Lyme doc is kind of out of ideas for me. 207 more words
I don’t think I have mentioned this much before, but I have an autoimmune disease and hypocholesterolemia (meaning my body doesn’t produce enough cholesterol) and a bunch of other diagnoses. 609 more words
*Warning – This post touches on a very sensitive issue in the last two paragraphs, maybe especially so for someone currently experiencing bereavement. My intention is not to upset or shock. 1,752 more words
I came across a blog post from The Mighty this morning and I urge you to please read it. It explains so well why someone living with chronic illness might share so much about their illness on social media. 1,921 more words
Oh gosh. I have been awake all of two hours and the majority of that has been spent crying. I found out today that someone I went to school with has committed suicide, and I am heartbroken. 430 more words
Please note: This was originally written in January 2016.
I never thought I would be on benefits, unless I radically made it to that point in life where I had convinced another human being (my preference being the male variety) to put up with me for the rest of their life and make a small human being that could possibly resemble me (a miracle, I know). 1,615 more words