At the end of every month I do a quick roundup of links to things I’ve written. You can see the latest one here, and sign up for future ones Continue Reading →
It’s a story I’m intimately familiar with – doctors taking women’s pain less seriously because of their gender.
Like most people with a chronic illness, I am inundated with information and advice about my diet. Anything and everything has been offered to me as a/the “cure.” While that Continue Reading →
I often tell people that being chronically sick is a fulltime job. Unfortunately, I’m not exaggerating. This is a demonstration of what I mean.
I am not a yeller. I am certainly not the sort of person who does yelling, including swearing, at a stranger in public. And yet, today I yelled.
I’m exhausted. I’m exhausted because I’m sick, because I did too much today, because the last two weeks have all caught up with me. And I have done nothing, nothing, Continue Reading →
I saw The Big Sick last weekend (first movie at the cinema in several years! Usually I’m too sore). I knew what to expect, but even so, it made me Continue Reading →
I’m *that* friend. The one that never shows up to stuff. Or the one that promises she will, but pulls out at the last minute. It’s not that I don’t Continue Reading →
I’ve written before about some of the things I do to help manage my autoimmune illness – what medications and supplements I take, what sorts of things I do and Continue Reading →