When your body feels broken every day!

August 5, 2018 0

  Living and dealing with chronic illness on a daily basis is and can be a desperate struggle.  Waking up day after day feeling like everything has been stolen from you.  The life you once knew no longer exists. Feeling Read More

Medical Anxiety and Medical PTSD

July 31, 2018 0

With chronic illness there seems to be a certain stigma among medical professional and the way that people who suffer get treated.  This is not just an opinion but but a fact.  There are shows -The Today Show just recently Read More

I’ve been MIA for a few months-

July 31, 2018 0

Due to numerous hospitalizations over the past 4 – four months, three lengthy ones to be exact, i haven’t been doing a very good job of keeping up on this site.  I’m a bit disappointed n myself for that.  I Read More

Sensitive Skin or Allergies??

April 13, 2018 0

I’ve had very sensitive and reactive skin, especially on my face since I was a child. Looking back, I can remember my first really bad skin reaction on my face to a care product.  I was about six (6) years Read More

To be or not tubie……

April 10, 2018 0

When you can’t eat by “normal” oral routes and have to find or gain alternative routines…you are deemed a tubie. There are several different types of tubes, and many of which I have been on.  There are ng-tubes – nasogastro-these Read More

Having Rare Conditions…

March 30, 2018 0

The one phrase or two… I dislike the most coming from Medical Professionals is ” Your case is very complicated,” or “you have a lot of diagnosis.” I actually was laying in a hospital bed during one admission and had Read More

When You Can’t Eat Solids…

March 27, 2018 0

  Currently, at this point I’m TPN dependent 100% and IV fluid dependent.  I run  1L of IV fluids a day over (4) hrs and my TPN at night over (12) hrs But before all this happened I was once Read More

Fighting Moods…And the Alphabet of Diganosis’

March 26, 2018 0

When I was eight-teen I was first diagnosed with clinical depression, but, I was also in the throws of severe anorexia and significantly underweight at the time, away from home at my freshman year of college and seriously homesick and Read More

Fighting to Get Up!

March 25, 2018 0

Sometimes it takes  everything and then some to pull yourself together and get up and get out of bed.  In fact, it’s taken me two week’s.  I’ve had a migraine that has held on at a level 8/9 pain intensity.  Read More

The Chicken or the Egg

March 11, 2018 0

Sometimes there’s a lot of finger pointing that can go around when it comes to Chronic Illness. Well, especially when it comes to my case.  I have a number of conditions.  There are some that I was born with and Read More

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