The Real Answer to the Question “Are You Feeling Better?” When Living With Chronic Illness

"Are you feeling better?" A question that makes me cringe. It's an awkward and uncomfortable question that, unfortunately, is asked frequently by friends and family members of those who are chronically ill. I personally do not get upset with the people who ask me this. After all, if one does not experience chronic illness first … Continue reading The Real Answer to the Question “Are You Feeling Better?” When Living With Chronic Illness

When You Are Too Sick To Be Well, But Too Well To Be Sick

Some people may not consider me sick. Heck, half the time I don't consider myself to be sick. Sure, I have all of these diagnoses; too many to count with mental and physical illness combined. But sometimes, that is just not enough. Often times, I feel like I am stuck in this limbo between being … Continue reading When You Are Too Sick To Be Well, But Too Well To Be Sick

Living Our Best Lives with Illness

Chronic illness. Two words that represent anything but fun and joy. Rather, those two words are the epitome of pain and suffering. Those with chronic illnesses know that following a diagnosis, and even before one receives a diagnosis, life can be utter hell. People's once happy, fun-filled, and busy lives gets turned upside down. Sometimes … Continue reading Living Our Best Lives with Illness