why I'm purposely inconveniencing you with my chronic illness (all part of my master plan)

Why I’m purposely inconveniencing you with my illness

I hate your guts and that’s why I decided to be sick. I thought for a long time about how I could make you suffer. There are the usual methods, but they just seemed to easy. I don’t like to do things the easy way, so I came up with a better idea then anyone […]

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Spiritual Self Care With Chronic Illness

This is a sponsored post for Self Care Catalysts. I have been compensated through the Chronic Illness Bloggers network. All opinions remain my own and I was in no way influenced by the company. When you are diagnosed with a chronic illness self care becomes a very important part of your life and your health. You quickly […]

10 ways Fibromyalgia helped me let myself go

10 ways Fibromyalgia helped me “let myself go”

Almost everyone with Fibromyalgia has heard the phrase “wow you’ve really let yourself go since becoming sick.” For anyone with Fibromyalgia this isn’t a surprise since it tends to suck everything out of you. It can even become a full time job with managing doctors appointments, insurance claims, and medications. It sucks out your energy and […]

Why are women under treated for pain?

If you spend any time talking to someone who deals with the medical system on a regular basis, it’s pretty clear that women are under treated for pain as compared to men. I’ve had my own experiences with this, being brushed off and told I was just depressed or that I was crazy, but more […]

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Why no one cares about chronic illness, still

This week my sister and I were discussing why people don’t care about chronic illness and it reminded me of a post I wrote in 2013 called “why nobody cares about chronic illness.” After re-reading it I realized that I’ve learned a lot since I originally wrote that post. I wrote it when I was angry and still deeply […]