Chronic Illness: Never Did I Ever Think…

Chronic illness is hard to understand. There are many things to consider when you’re chronically ill. These are things I never thought of until I got sick. Continue Reading →

Jinshin Jyutsu for Fibromyalgia and CFS

Jinshin Jyutsu for Fibromyalgia and CFIDS – Jinshin Jyutsu is a style of acupressure that is offered at REJUVENATE in Taipei. It involves the application of the hands for balancing energy in the body. Continue Reading →

My Flare Survival Kit

This is my flare survival kit, which includes medications, supplements, and things I need to make myself comfortable when flares hit suddenly. Continue Reading →

What Is A Flare?

A friend recently asked me, “What is a flare?” Flares are a sudden increase in symptoms from my normal day-to-day levels of energy, fatigue and pain. Continue Reading →

Living Within The Limitations of Fibromyalgia

One of the biggest challenges with chronic illness is learning how to live with limitations. Writing about the limitations of Fibromyalgia (plus Myalgic encephalomyelitis) lets others know what we live with on a daily basis. These limitations range from small to severe disruptions that leave people housebound. Continue Reading →

My Several Worlds Is Heading In A New Direction

Finding joy in the aftermath of incurable illness has been very hard, but I am still a global citizen of the world, and I have much to offer readers that are interested in expat life and teaching abroad, and in regards to living with chronic illness. Continue Reading →

Chronic Illness – Pacing For Pain Management

Today’s post is about chronic illness and pacing for pain management and why it’s important to people who are chronically ill, like me. Continue Reading →

70 Facts About My Invisible Illness You Might Not Know (Updated 2019)

This post is for everyone who suffers from invisible illness and chronic illness – Here are 70 facts about Ankylosing Spondylitis that affect me. 2015-2019 Continue Reading →

Taiwan Hot Springs Guide – Soaking Up Hot Spring Fever in Taiwan

Taiwan hot springs offer some of the best hot spring bathing in the world. There are over 100 hot natural hot springs on this tiny island in the Pacific. Continue Reading →

Dealing with Chronic Illness Abroad: A Lesson in Patience

Dealing with chronic illness abroad is the worst. No matter what I do, it’s a never ending cycle of ear infections, chest infections, acute chronic pain, and never ending trips to the doctors. Continue Reading →