Toot Your Horn Tuesday – September Edition

Toot Your Horn Tuesday is a place where any blogger who either has a disability or writes on topics of health and wellness for people with chronic conditions can come and share their best article each month with the Zebra Pit Community. Ideally it would be something that might interest and enrich our readers; Have … Continue reading Toot Your Horn Tuesday – September Edition

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The Year I Wanted to Die

It’s World Suicide Prevention Day. I’m not going to pretend that I have all the answers or that I can provide some sort of step by step guide of what you should do if you’re feeling suicidal. There are a million of those out there and I don’t know how useful they are, to be … Continue reading The Year I Wanted to Die

The Poetry of Pain

Four of my poems about what it's like to experience chronic illness, pain or particular symptoms are being displayed on The Unchargeables right now and with permisson, I have reprinted them here. I don't usually discuss the meaning behind my poems, but I wanted to offer a little explanation of each for those who aren't … Continue reading The Poetry of Pain

MCAS & Doctors Disbelieving Patients

This is one of those posts where I try to reconcile what happened at my last doctor’s appointment, which means it is stream of consciousness and I am pretty angry. It was my appointment with an allergist and mast cell/eosinophilic specialist here in Cincinnati. It was my initial consultation with this doctor and while I … Continue reading MCAS & Doctors Disbelieving Patients

Confessions of an Anxious Spoonie

Confession Time: Since all the changes in my health this spring, I feel so much better most of the time that I sometimes fear losing touch with my base. I also fear a lot more often that someone, not just ignorant healthy people, but another spoonie, is going to accuse me of faking. I’ve lived … Continue reading Confessions of an Anxious Spoonie