How to Find Self-Esteem Even During Chronic Illness

How to Find Self-Esteem Even During Chronic Illness

This post and image are graciously contributed by Ilse de Cock. Find more of Ilse’s writing about life with lupus in Dutch and English at LupusLeven.com My illness, lupus, can attack at any moment, in any organ, in every severity for the rest of my life. To me,...
5 Things I Wish I’d Known Starting College With Chronic Conditions

5 Things I Wish I’d Known Starting College With Chronic Conditions

Ruthy is a university student, blogger, and self-described geek girl living in the UK. She also suffers from multiple chronic conditions. It’s not easy to keep up with college when you’re feeling your best, let alone when your mind and body are feeling the effects of...
I Choose Joy

I Choose Joy

This post is graciously contributed by Kaleb Proctor. Kaleb is 17 and struggles with dysautonomia, a condition that causes failure of the central nervous system. Find him at fallingscalesacts918.blogspot.com and at facebook.com/DysautonomianWarrior I had an epiphany...
The Day I was Treated Like A Drug Seeker

The Day I was Treated Like A Drug Seeker

  I went to my local ER last week because I had been dealing with a migraine for almost two weeks. Sadly, is not uncommon for me to end up in the ER for a migraine. In fact that usually happens at least a handful of times every year. Unfortunately I generally end...
Ft. Tramadol: The Ehlers Danlos Series

Ft. Tramadol: The Ehlers Danlos Series

If you go on my Instagram, you will see accumulated photos of a happy and healthy 24 year old. Some may even think I am luckier than most – with multiple pictures captured in different destinations. Traveling while you’re young resonates through many...