Everything you have wanted to know about hemiplegic migraine (HM)!
What my doctors thought were mini strokes turned out to be a rare and serious type of migraine.
Tonight, my friend is coming to pick me up to go out to dinner with her and her kids. I usually procrastinate getting ready and am flying… Read more “Self-Care & Mindfulness”
I am taking this opportunity to do my best to explain what my chronic pain feels like.
We are the lucky few who actually get to FEEL things happening inside our bodies. Appreciate the pain.
I flashed through Google results about fatal lung diseases — the most common form of death in Sjogren’s, 3-5 years survival rate, no treatment, unexplained progression, poor prognosis….
Force the grief to toughen you. Turn the pain into your future. These struggles and losses are tests of resiliency. Pass them.
“Nothing tastes better than skinny feels.” -Kate Moss
I apologize for my pause in writing lately. And I have to be honest as to why.
My autoimmune diseases are so adorable.
Anyone can google what an autoimmune disease is and discover a definition. But someone in good health may know no more than that internet search. So I have created definitions in an attempt to spread more accurate and relatable awareness.
It is hard to imagine the pain if you haven’t dealt with it regularly. So I have written a post that explains a day in the life with my POTS, fatty liver disease, Sjogren’s Syndrome, early onset Rheumatoid Arthritis, and two autoimmune liver diseases.
“The strongest people are not those who show strength in front of us, but those who win battles we know nothing about.”
When a nice weekend away turns into a tire blow out and a long hospital stay.
So I left Florida and moved to Mississippi. In the twenty-four hours that it took for me to move, I got into a car accident, was stranded in small town Alabama, and lost my car keys.
*plans a weekend at alma mater with friends*
*college campus gets infested with infectious disease*
*autoimmune patient sighs*
Everything you need to know about Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Do you need a pick-me-up? Maybe just want to feel evolutionarily advanced? Well, now you can!
I cried today because I couldn’t eat pasta.
It is impossible to fit a piece into a puzzle without others falling into place first.