Sunday, October 8, 2017
Mental Health and Physical Health: A Dysfunctional Relationship
According to the Cleveland Clinic, one third of patients with a chronic illness experience symptoms of depression. While that statistic is...
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Chronic Illness –– It Could Happen to You!
Lupus. Multiple Sclerosis. Endometriosis. Crohn's Disease. Rheumatoid arthritis. All of these are just a handful examples of debilitat...
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Back to School Special: What Educators Need to Know About IBD
Fun fact: before I worked in my current job in social media marketing, I entertained the idea of being a high school teacher. I “entertaine...
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Sick and Tired, But Mostly Tired.
I've been fully living lately. After a year and a half of extreme sickness –– spending all my free time in bed, not being able to eat,...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Independent Women, Pt. III
There are a lot of "hard parts" to being chronically ill. The kick to your finances is difficult to manage. The blow to your socia...
Friday, May 12, 2017
May is IBD Awareness Month! (2017 Edition)
Happy IBD Awareness Month! Or maybe “happy” seems like a slightly-off way to put it, as we would all be much happier if diseases such a...
Thursday, May 4, 2017
I'm Done Begging The GOP To See Me as a Person.
Jokey is my default setting. I very much subscribe to Sara Benincasa’s notion that if you can laugh at the worst moments in your life, you...
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