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Doubting Incurable Chronic Illness Exist

We shouldn't have to prove our incurable chronic illness to you. We have been through countless medical tests and still are. We have been diagnosed by a doctor. We take medication. We battle this illness every single second of every minute, of every hour, every day. We shouldn't have to prove that we have an... Continue Reading →

Thankful for my struggles

I am thankful for my struggles with physical and mental health. Without them I wouldn't have found my voice or known how strong I could be. Remember that no matter what your struggle is, it is valid. Whether you are dealing with trauma, physical or mental illness or anything else, your struggle is valid. Whether... Continue Reading →

What’s wrong with you exactly?

I visited family this weekend and got asked the following question: "What's wrong with you exactly?" It can be very difficult to explain what you are going through when you are put on the spot and you know very well that you don't look sick. Trying to explain that although you don't see it, I'm... Continue Reading →

You aren’t a burden

You aren't a burden. Please do not let the idea that you may be a burden to someone stop you for reaching out for support when you need it. The last thing your love ones want is for you to go out of your way to ease their imagined trouble. Your struggles do not burden... Continue Reading →

Depression and anxiety are a challenging

Depression and anxiety are a challenging.  Depression and anxiety can convince you that everyone in your life secretly hate you. I remember during a really bad episode as a teenager, I was convince that my own parents didn't want me. There is nothing further from the truth. No matter how much you believe everyone hates... Continue Reading →

Take care of yourself

Take care of yourself, then you can take care of others. In an airplane, if the masks fall, you have to wear your own mask before helping your child. In the same thing in life, if you are emotionally or physically exhausted, you will not be able to take care of anyone. Living in a messy... Continue Reading →

Acceptance is difficult

Acceptance is difficult. It can be the hardest thing to do when you find yourself experiencing a flareup of chronic illnesses symptoms. I've recently return to work full time after being off on sick leave. I've been sleeping a lot lately. It feels like the only thing I'm doing is working and sleeping. I have... Continue Reading →

Incurable Disease

I found that people have a lot of trouble accepting that you have an incurable disease. This can be very frustrating when you have to keep explaining that you will have this illness for the rest of your life. I've tried to understand why it's so difficult to accept. The main reasons why people have... Continue Reading →

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