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 … Continue reading My Medication and Supplement List
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!
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 … Continue reading Why Spain?
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
Since my diagnoses, I’ve wanted to get a tattoo to symbolize the hell I go through. I wanted it to focus on my EDS and POTS. The EDS mascot is a zebra and for POTS we use the spoon theory and call ourselves “spoonies”. So I mixed the two together. Since I’m a TERRIBLE artist … Continue reading My POTS and EDS Tattoo
I picked my favorite posts about having a chronic illness. All of them are from the Instagram account: @chronicloveclub . I always go to their account when I'm feeling lonely. Go follow them for more great and hilarious posts! https://www.instagram.com/p/Bzit_cNghCq/?igshid=29h9up4xc1p https://www.instagram.com/p/BzlDiclAYek/?igshid=d59z5876s5je https://www.instagram.com/p/BzTaHx6gesa/?igshid=xge2tuetm8zl https://www.instagram.com/p/By5Fp29gzrb/?igshid=rgn60eyrymqw https://www.instagram.com/p/Bx-RdxXg9Np/?igshid=1erll1tkt9y9b https://www.instagram.com/p/Bxh4FTggBqj/?igshid=8zz7ub7e8lxf https://www.instagram.com/p/BwzULfNgCvY/?igshid=2r07roe0w837 https://www.instagram.com/p/BwR2dHQgveM/?igshid=38zq569aj74c https://www.instagram.com/p/BvmRMoznce_/?igshid=a3hy88lqda4g https://www.instagram.com/p/BvRtT3EHxti/?igshid=2vokqzezerw4 https://www.instagram.com/p/Buq2b89nSzL/?igshid=10qmv73ujyiru https://www.instagram.com/p/Bt5-kgWn4-b/?igshid=5fefywikbepb https://www.instagram.com/p/BqK52Y1HyeG/?igshid=11216qqx05c0c https://www.instagram.com/p/Bn_gMfUgm5G/?igshid=6hvdlfdsl8fs https://www.instagram.com/p/BnrAd5gHFuD/?igshid=untwqis4vmsm https://www.instagram.com/p/BnRKch3ApjC/?igshid=1str1pifevt68