News article on Life with an Invisible Illness

In case anyone missed my post on Facebook, I was recently interviewed for this article on US News and World Report about living with an invisible illness. This was a first for me as I am a writer not a speaker.  I was kind of nervous about it, but I am so glad I could contribute […]

the relationship between fibromyalgia and rhinitis (allergies)

The relationship between Fibromyalgia and Allergies

 My allergies have been a nightmare lately. I figured that was partly the fault of the climate I live in, but my allergies have been worse than ever this year. Luckily for me when my allergies are bad my sinuses are also bad so I’ve had the distinction of having a sinus infection that won’t […]

The huge cost of Lyme Disease

Someone has finally concluded that Lyme Disease (especially under treated) is very expensive. It turns out Lyme Disease costs the US Healthcare system between $712 million and $1.3 billion a year—or nearly $3,000 per patient on average. 3,000 a person doesn’t sound to bad until you consider that if a patient is diagnosed correctly and […]

New possible fibromyalgia medication

A new oral medication is showing promise for fibromyalgia treatment, read about it here.

Examples of Ability Privilege

I could go on and on about this subject, instead I’ll send you to “19 Example of Ability Privilege“ If you know anyone with chronic illness or a disability, please read this!