[Original post date: 01.11.18] God only gives you what you can handle. But I really do believe that my body truly hates me. Even with all the health concerns that I already have – a year after my acute pericarditis, I get a skin condition that is undiagnosed. Buuuuut I guess we should start from… Continue reading What Lead To My Second Medical Leave In A Year and A Half
[Original post date: 11.26.17] My early teen years was just like any other… I started high school and had loads of friends. I was determined to find myself as I had always “tried to fit in” in elementary school. I was an honour student throughout! High grades. Teachers loved me. Very social. Never got into… Continue reading I Was A Teen Mom & This Is My Story
[Original post date: 03.29.17] When the tables turn and it’s not you feeling unwell: The Outcome The moment of truth… The nurse came back and said that his test results came back great and that he’s allowed to leave!! YESSSSS!!! I immediately called a cab to take us home. His mom was going to come… Continue reading When The Tables Turn and It’s Not You Feeling Unwell (Part 3)
[Original post date: 03.22.17] So you may remember the first part of this series where I spoke about the entire week leading up to this. All of Mr. J’s signs and symptoms were there: the fever… the fatigue… the low blood pressure. If you haven’t read the first part, you can read it here. I suggest… Continue reading When The Tables Turn and It’s Not You Feeling Unwell (Part 2)
[Original post date: 03.15.17] Today, I’m going to be sharing with you all an event that occurred just a little over two weeks ago. I usually write about my experiences with my health, but today’s post is different. I feel that the title is very fitting. Note: I have permission to write this LONG and… Continue reading When The Tables Turn and It’s Not You Feeling Unwell (Part 1)
[Original post date: 03.08.17] I first started seeing my counsellor in October of 2016; two months after finally being diagnosed with depression. I had been on a medical leave from school for just a little over a year, I had been diagnosed with 1 dermatological condition, 4 spinal conditions and I got into an MVA.… Continue reading How Blogging Is Helping Me Fight My Depression
[Original post date: 03.05.17] I was nominated to contribute to the #RockingMotherhood series by Stephenie – the blogger behind Blended Life Happy Wife! I love interacting with that mama! You guys should seriously check out her Instagram – I love all the quotes she’s got going on! I have to admit, I was happy to… Continue reading A Chronically Ill Mama #RockingMotherhood!
[Original post date: 02.22.17] Reality check: my house isn’t featured in those design magazines. …and unfortunately, I don’t think it ever will be. I would love for it to be those kinds of homes though. You know… clean. I’m sure we would all love a home like that, right? Bright. Inviting. Spacious. Maybe I’ll have a home like that one day.… Continue reading My House Is A Mess & I’m In Sweats… & That’s Okay
[Original post date: 02.15.17] As a fairly new blogger with a focus on chronic illness, I want to find those who can relate to what I write. I want to find others who I can connect with. I want to connect with those who can help me help others. So I started searching on social… Continue reading What’s A Spoonie?
[Original post date: 02.08.17] The last 3 years have been HEAVY! I’ve had chronic headaches for at least a decade. I was diagnosed with migraines in 2013. In 2015, I was diagnosed with psoriasiform dermatitis – it’s pretty much just SEVERE eczema – and I had to take a medical leave (which I am still on). I was diagnosed with 4… Continue reading A Day In The Life Of Someone With 10 Chronic Conditions