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 DysautonomiaDysautonomia … Continue reading Happy Dysautonomia Awareness Month!
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. … Continue reading My Decision to Go to College with a Chronic Illness
Now for another post about how I live with my multiple illnesses. PCOS is my only non-inherited chronic illness since the disorder isn't a gene. It has an impact on my life, but compared to my other health issues, it isn't that bad. How it Started PCOS isn't apparent until you have your period. I … Continue reading What It’s Like Living With PCOS
Sit in the Shower Showering takes ALOT of energy. Some people get shower chairs, but I have a shower tub, and I find shower chairs uncomfortable. I bought a bath pillow that I lean against while I sit. This makes showering SOO much easier. Do Everything in Bed Since my bathroom is next to my … Continue reading Tips for Getting Ready With a Chronic Illness
I was diagnosed with POTS seven years ago. It is a genetic condition. I was able to be diagnosed so young because of my sister who was a teenager at the time, which is when POTS starts to show symptoms, got diagnosed. POTS isn't rare, it is RARELY diagnosed. A study found 1 in 100 … Continue reading What It’s like living with POTS