A letter to twenty

You were the year of twenty. The year I didn't greet well and the year I'm kinda glad to say goodbye to. Having said that, there is a bittersweet element to bidding you farewell.   You marked five years of living with chronic illness'. You marked years of failed attempts at trying to regain my… Continue reading A letter to twenty

When it rains, it pours

when it rains, it poursthis is a perfect phrase to fit explaining a flare. as a severe sufferer of multiple chronic illness' I'm faced with the dilemmas of everyday life and how they may effect me in the long run. on one hand I have to pace myself and only use my designated spoons for… Continue reading When it rains, it pours

That dreaded question

"You look well! feeling better?"When I hear those words I don't quite know how to react. You see on the outside I look completely fine and healthy (baring the wheelchair of course). Yet how I feel is anything but fine or healthy. I have a chronic illness. I suffer from an insane amount of pain… Continue reading That dreaded question

your health’s, your wealth

Your nothing without your healthI completely agree with the saying above. My mom always said it to me when I first became ill. I think it was her way of reminding me that I'm not invincible, that I really do have to listen to my body and that there are repercussions for my actions. Without your… Continue reading your health’s, your wealth