My courage is visible. My invisible disabilities are not. When you see me, you can’t tell I’m disabled. Here’s what I want you to know about my life with invisible disabilities. This is my sixth time participating in Invisible Disabilities Awareness Week.
8 Women in Pain Health Bloggers You Should Follow Last year I started an awareness campaign to highlight women in pain health bloggers that you should follow. This is my 2021 edition. Read on to learn more about these incredible women and the work they are doing to assist and inspire chronic pain patients around […]
Severe ME Awareness Day is August 8.
I’m posting for awareness today for my fellow ME patients who are classified as ‘severe’ and ‘very severe’ MECFS patients. Many of them are completely bed bound and haven’t been able to walk, eat, talk, or get out of bed in years.
Costochondritis: Coping with chest wall pain with arthritis and fibromyalgia
What is costochondritis? Why does it happen? How is it diagnosed and treated?
How do I describe my chronic pain to my doctor? As a veteran patient who has been living with pain for 12+ years, this question comes up a lot! I’ve done my best to answer this for you from my perspective as a patient in Taiwan coping with a healthcare system that is not in my native language.
In honor of May being Fibromyalgia Awareness Month and May 12 as Fibromyalgia Awareness Day, fibromyalgia bloggers reveal their best tips for living your best life with fibromyalgia. This is a collaboration with the Fibromyalgia Blogger Directory Community in honor of World Fibromyalgia Day.
April is Sarcoidosis Awareness Month and April 13, being World Sarcoidosis Day, I’ve dedicated this post to my brother who had sarcoidosis.
Art Therapy Interview with Author/Artist Cameron B. Auxer. Learn how Cameron uses art as a coping technique for chronic illness. Don’t forget to check out her new book too!
Throat pain and voice problems with Fibromyalgia is a symptom of severe fibromyalgia that most people don’t talk about or mention. Learn more about fibromyalgia complications here.
Why Do Blood Draws Make Me Sick? Are you an FM/MECFS patient that experiences a flare-up of symptoms or a PEM crash from blood draws? If yes, I’d love to hear from you!