Brain Fog – Confusion is a way of life

Have you ever felt like you are constantly in a fog you can’t escape from? Do you always seem a bit disoriented? Do you feel like your life is one big jumbled up mess? You might be experiencing brain fog. Since I have been diagnosed with Graves Disease and Hyperthyroidism. I have learned a lot about... Continue Reading →

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Collecting Autoimmune Diseases

If you have Grave's disease, your journey may be more complicated than let on by the doctors when you were first diagnosed. An individual diagnosed with Graves' disease will always have the autoimmune disease marker, no matter what treatment they receive. Graves Disease is treatable, but it's not curable. This means that a person with... Continue Reading →

Review: Bill Nye Save the World

This is a Netflix original series aimed at adults. Each episode of about 30 minutes, mixes humour with science. I highly recommend this series to everyone young and old, really. Here are a few of my favourite episode so far: S1: E1 EARTH IS A HOT MESS The first episode talks about global warming. He explains... Continue Reading →

Personal Health Warriors

Health is not valued till sickness comes." - Dr. Thomas Fuller Life with a chronic illness is a struggle to say the least. Our bodies are waging a war against ourselves. It gets even more challenging when you are struggle with multiple illnesses. Seriously, this is a collection I didn't need. We fight for health... Continue Reading →

RAI treatment – Personal Experience

Graves' disease is an incurable autoimmune disease that leads to the overactivity of the thyroid gland, which is called hyperthyroidism. Graves' disease can also cause mental illness such as depression and anxiety. It did with me. I was first treated with medication to calm the thyroid and to help with depression and anxiety. I was also... Continue Reading →

Knowledge is Power

When you plate your life in the hands of a doctor, you want the most competent one that you can get. Doctors may be very knowledgeable in their fields, but they can't know everything about every single illness. Doctors just are sometimes not familiar with how to manage rare diseases in these situations and have... Continue Reading →

Dealing with new limitation

I hate the new limits that I have to deal with since my chronic illness has progressed. I work in computer support, but I can no longer crawl under desks to work with cables or move screen holders or carry heavy stuff. Luckily, new computers are now very small and go on top of the... Continue Reading →

Vacation Days With Chronic Illness

Planning or taking vacation days when you have a chronic illness isn't easy. Having a maximum of 5 sick days in a year is ridiculous when you think about it. As someone with health issues, I'm lucky if I have any left by spring time. My employers are aware of the situation, but everyone has... Continue Reading →

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