Chronic Illness + Anxiety – Wildlight&Lush

Chronic Illness + Anxiety

STORY TIME: First Time Using Stelara (And am I a Diabetic now?!)

Hey friends! If you keep up with my "Chronic Illness Chronicles" you probably remember a little something about swollen optic…
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Story Time: My First Lumbar Puncture! 💉

My first thought when my neruo-ophthalmologist told me I'd need a spinal tap was, "THEY'RE GUNNA TAP ME LIKE A…
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Friday: Doctor Appointments, Diagnoses, & More!

WOW was it an eventful Friday. And not the kind of eventful Friday you want to have. The kind of eventful Friday…
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#BellLetsTalk : Shining Light on Mental Illnesses

On January 25, 2017, the Twitter world blew up in conversation about mental illnesses all under the hashtag "#BellLetsTalk".  Millions…
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Depression is Easy.

If I don't get out of bed and immediately do something productive, it takes the world to get me back…
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How My Chronic Illness Changed My Life For The Better

I cuddled up to my body pillow the other night before falling asleep only to feel the nausea set in.…
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The “Anxiety Pack” For Travel

Traveling with a chronic illness is difficult and traveling with travel anxiety is like 100x more difficult (LOL @ my life amirite)…
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Luxe Bidet Neo 185 for IBS, IBD, & Other Gastrointestinal Illnesses

 *Disclaimer: I have been given this product as part of a product review through the Chronic Illness Bloggers network. Although the…
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🎗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…
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Organic Aromas Essential Oils Diffuser

I've been really into Aromatherapy lately and what it can do for my stress and anxiety, so I jumped on…
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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…
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10 Effective Ways to Practice Self-Care

I saw a post like this on Facebook and decided to take the title and make my own list! I…
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Sea-Side Updates + Crohn’s Disease TMIs

Hi everyone! If you've been keeping up on Instagram you know I'm hanging out at the beach with my future…
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Squash Your Travel Anxiety!

Travel can be overwhelming but so many find it worth the hassle - because it totally is! If you're prone…
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5 Free Apps for Anxiety

I downloaded a ton of new apps from the Apple store before this road trip because I thought I could…
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I Panicked At The Disco

Anxiety is a funny thing. You can be totally fine all day long – until you’re just not. I wrote…
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Story Time: The Humira Ordeal

  So if you know me personally or just read here, you know I suffer from Crohn's Disease, as does…
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An Open Letter to the Ones in Love with the Chronically Ill 💌

Your job isn't an easy one. It may actually be harder to love us than to be in our position; watching us…
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Coping With Anxiety: A Personal Experience

I've seen 3 doctors and I was told "We can fix this with conversation", "This will go away when the prednisone…
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Lessons Learned || Anxiety

The last 10 months have caused me so much pain and confusion, and I have spent more time than I…
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Pulling Yourself Out Of A Rut // Dealing With Bouts Of Depression

It's hard to say for certain if I suffer from depression. I wouldn't doubt it, but I do think it's…
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Sincerely, a pissed off sick person.

I'm so grumpy about this today. I've complained about my Gastroenterologist before, but here I go again! Since my sister…
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Religion: by the not so religious

Give it to God. God is bigger than this. He is bigger than you. He is bigger than your fears,…
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“Adventure may hurt you, but monotony will kill you.”

It's been almost 8 months since I had the panic attack that flipped my world upside down. I've never spoken…
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