Being ill doesn't equate being a burden.
If you're grieving your old life, don't forget to have fun in your new circumstances.
Enjoying time together is crucial.
Tips that apply to any chronic illness challenges
The phrase that makes us question our sanity.
Lately people will tell me "You look like you're feeling better!" or "You don't look sick." Sorry but really? Do you think that I would ever desire to look how I feel internally? Makeup can go a long way and in my case so can a wig. I may be too fatigued some days to … Continue reading We can “fake” being okay.
Helping yourself by asking for help.
Recently I met with my new rheumatologist. I was filled with anxiety and dread, praying I'd for once be taken seriously. Fortunately he was kind and informative. I felt relieved by his demeanor. Professional yet warm. However when I received my diagnosis I was not met with the relief I expected an answer to provide. … Continue reading Coming to terms with a new diagnosis.