Chronic Illness, Loss, & Forming New Holiday Traditions

One of the hardest aspects of chronic illness is saying goodbye to hobbies and interests.  Some of us have even

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Yes, We’ve Heard About the Starving Children in Africa

When people who are sick complain about their illnesses–whether it’s physical pain, fatigue, or depression–one of the most common responses

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“The Only Disability is a Bad Attitude”–Not So Fast!

One expression people with illnesses and disabilities often hear is, “The only disability in life is a bad attitude.”  I’m sure people who

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“I Feel Best When…” #HAWMC

It’s Day 14 of WEGO’s Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge (#HAWMC if you’re on Twitter).  Today’s question is: “I feel

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Perfect Comeback & Mental Health Discrimination #HAWMC

I wasn’t feeling well this weekend so I skipped yesterday’s #HAWMC question but I’m back now. It’s Day 13 of

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