With Valentine's right around the corner, I thought I'd offer you a sneak-peak into one of the most terrifying things in the world of being chronically ill - DATING. I'm a very affectionate person. It doesn't matter whether I'm sober or pissed - you are getting a cuddle from me. I like holding hands, I… Continue reading Trying to Date with a Chronic Disease
The other day I went to the doctor's. Totally routine, expected to be there for 10 minutes while the nurse checked my blood pressure and gave me my latest contraceptive injection. I ended up being there 35 minutes, and walked the long way home, taking advantage of the crisp and chilly Autumn air (my fave).… Continue reading Lifestyle Update
I can't be the only one whose seen the term "blue light" floating around, or the slew of Instagrammers showing off their #spon blue light glasses a lot more lately, right? (Ironically, this is not a #spon post, just so we're clear.) Because of my job, I spend roughly ten hours a day on my… Continue reading Blue Light Glasses – A Fashionable Fad, or The Real Deal?
When I've said to people in the past that I have a skin disease, they give me this look. It's a look I've come to recognise as "empty acceptance". They understand that a skin disease is a bad thing, but because they can't see it, that's all they can really process - their understanding is… Continue reading Living with a Chronic Disease