Disability · Gastroparesis · General chronic conditions · Uncategorized

Caregiving and Happy Relationships: Not Mutually Exclusive

This past week, my husband and I celebrated our fourth wedding anniversary. Before we got married, my health was very up and down. We knew that I had issues with chronic pain, and had discussed how that might affect the future. However, I certainly was not sick like I am now. I did have periods… Continue reading Caregiving and Happy Relationships: Not Mutually Exclusive

Chronic Pain · Disability · Gastroparesis · General chronic conditions · Migraine · My Neck · Uncategorized

Rare Disease Day: February 28th

The 28th of February is Rare Disease Day. It’s a day designed to raise awareness of lesser known diseases and conditions. This is so important, not only so that the general public is just more aware of what our lives are like, living with our conditions, but so that we can fight for more funding… Continue reading Rare Disease Day: February 28th

Coping Skills · Disability · Uncategorized

Leaving on a Jet Plane: Using Wheelchair Assistance

When we decided to fly to Canada to visit family and friends, I knew that traveling would be really hard on me. Not only would being up for many hours be hard, as that can make my migraines and nausea flare, but moving around physically causes extra pain, and fatigue. Because I struggle to walk… Continue reading Leaving on a Jet Plane: Using Wheelchair Assistance