• My Response: The California School Shooting

    November 20, 2019 by

    I am part of the School shooting generation. We are the first generation to grow up with regular school shooter drills. Mass shootings have become more and more common. While I could discuss the merits of gun control and the evidence that supports it, I want to respond to the most recent shooting. Last week,… Read more

  • Most Popular “Cruelty-Free” Brands Are NOT Cruelty-Free

    November 11, 2019 by

    You know the big honchos of the cruelty-free makeup industry. Becca, Tarte, Too Faced, Urban Decay, and Kat Von D. While the BRAND is cruelty-free, these brands fail to mention that these makeup brands are owned by parent companies that test on animals. I have only recently learned about these “cruelty-free” companies, and I am… Read more

  • My Medication and Supplement List

    October 29, 2019 by

    With a chronic illness, you have an ENORMOUS supply of prescription medications and supplements that you will have to take long term. It takes hours to sort the pills for a week supply. You know you have a chronic illness when you get daily calls from your pharmacy and are on a first name basis… Read more

  • Happy Dysautonomia Awareness Month!

    October 19, 2019 by

    Sorry this is late! October is Dysautonomia Awareness Month. To learn more about Dysautonomia go to Dysautonomia International. They are a great source for information about Dysautonomia. You can also check out their instagram for infographics and more facts. Facts about Dysautonomia More than 70 million people around the world have a form of Dysautonomia… Read more

  • My Decision to Go to College with a Chronic Illness

    October 17, 2019 by

    My Personal Experience I saw college as a necessity for me as a kid. I enjoyed learning, and my educated parents’ experience with college encouraged me. It wasn’t until later I found out about the other paths I can take and how people have found success in not attending college. Everything changed with my diagnosis.… Read more

  • Why Spain?

    October 8, 2019 by

    I get asked this question often. And I still don’t know how to answer it. But I will try to. Europe I have always been fascinated by Europe. It is so different than the US. I think I would enjoy the European lifestyle more than the American lifestyle. My love of Europe, even though I’ve… Read more

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