You can’t see pain

If only people could see the pain and struggles we face daily. Most healthy individuals will never truly understand what we go through living with a chronic illness day after day. The pain and sickness never go away. We put makeup on and dress up so we can feel normal even if it's just for a... Continue Reading →


Living Chronic Illness

Try again tomorrow Things almost never go as planned! This is a wonderful reminder to keep in mind for adapting to all the changes that come with a flare up. Living with chronic illness isn't easy. Some days you are just going to be discouraged, especially when experiencing a flare up. Some days your illness is... Continue Reading →

What I’m not saying about my illness

"Please try not to judge how someone is dealing with a pain you have not experienced." -  Unknown Just because I trudge forward to get things done doesn’t mean I'm okay. In truth, I'm not okay. Do you know how much strength and effort it takes to fight when you already feel defeated? Do you know... Continue Reading →

Science saves lives, not myths

People who do not have a medical license should abstain from giving out medical advice. There is a growing distrust of science and medicine in favour of "natural", "untested", "alternative". This attitude towards receiving treatment and gaining proper diagnosis cannot be tolerated. It is more hurtful and damaging than anything else. People with depression need... Continue Reading →

Dealing with a judgemental pharmacist

Last year I was diagnosed with Graves Disease, Hyperthyroidism and Thyroid Cancer. My doctors also suspect I have another auto-immune illness that they have yet to identify. Since then there has a lot of prescriptions changes and adjustment and I'm still getting tested every month and my prescriptions are revised every time. I was shocked... Continue Reading →

Testing Chronic Illness Hacks

I read a few articles that gave tips and tricks (a.k.a hacks) to make living with chronic illness easier. I decided to put them to the test and see if they may actually work. Here are my findings:   Bar Stoll in the Kitchen "Having a bar stool in the kitchen can help you get... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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