Story Time: My First Surgery

If you’re following along on social media, you probably saw I was HOSPITALIZED. *que dramatic music* I had been feeling a bit off a few days but didn’t think anything of my discomfort because I already have a diagnosed stomach disease. Little pains and discomforts aren’t alarming anymore. But on Saturday I woke up feeling […]

At Home Workout for Chronic Illness

I never work out. No more than a little light yoga, and by light, I mean, light. I’ve tried analyzing why – because I used to love going to the gym, doing zumba, and taking walks. And now I just… don’t. Ever. I think reason number one is my anxiety. Being out of breathe, tired, and achy definitely brings […]

STORY TIME: My First MRI

If you’ve read any of my recent posts about my Crohn’s Disease, you know I’ve been strugglin’. (Here’s one!) I recently went in to have my first MRI done, and it was… interesting. Let me just start by saying – when I was first diagnosed (I was 17) they wanted me to do an MRI […]

The Other Side Of Invisible Illness (A Personal Recount)

“Invisible Illnesses” are considered such due to the lack of outward “tells”. Those suffering from such illnesses aren’t typically in wheelchairs. We aren’t always considered disabled. We don’t look sick. So, our diseases are deemed “invisible”. But, to anyone dealing with an “invisible” illness, or to anyone involved in the life of someone dealing with an “invisible” […]