Illness, Regret, & Dreams

A few weeks ago, I found myself watching a 90s Lifetime movie. Don’t judge me! I was in a Beverly

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What Chronic Fatigue Feels Like

What is chronic fatigue? My mom asked me this weekend what it feels like, and I had a hard time

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Chronic Illness & Emptiness: A Race With No Finish Line

Yesterday was my last day of physical therapy.  I started PT back in April for Myasthenia Gravis (MG).  From the

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Victim Blaming Happens to Sick People Too

I recently saw an article about the twenty dumbest things said on a popular sports show.  I was discussing this with

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Who Am I? The Chronically Ill Person’s Identity Crisis

Three years ago, I became a contributor to a mental health website.  They asked me to submit a brief bio,

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5 Things I Learned In The Dark

This week, I was diagnosed with allergic conjunctivitis, which has exacerbated my eyes’ sensitivity to light.   I have spent many

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Chronic Illness: Acceptance is a Process Not a Moment

Living with a chronic or incurable illness can make us live life at a slower pace–whether it’s an invisible illness

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Why Are 30th and 40th Birthday Cards So Depressing?

Today is an anniversary date for me. Six years ago, at the age of 24, I was diagnosed with the

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