A brief video presentation explains the many sources of our pain and explains why a multi-discipline approach is really necessary for overcoming chronic pain.
These two beautiful and inspiring poems by Pamela Jessen will help recharge your hope and freshen your perspective when battling invisible illness.
A beautiful and touching poem by a young woman with hEDS, this poem won the Pongo Poetry Prize for teen poets.
'Salt in My Soul' by Mallory Smith really took me by surprise. It isn't just a story wrapped in journal style writing, it's a literary pleasure one can sip like their favored tea, savoring the sweet aroma of each sentence with delight. It's beauty doesn't make it any less tragic or relatable. It makes it a much more enjoyable and universal read. The world lost a great writer the day Mallory Smith took her last breath. Luckily, she left behind this treasure for us to enjoy and learn from, along with many great environmental works during her freelance writing career.
"If you want to take the measure of a society, just look at how they treat their most vulnerable members. The Bengals fail this simple litmus test. They lose nothing by accommodating those with invisible disabilities with dignity and respect. By attempting to bar them from using the elevators or attempting to intimidate them out of asking to use the elevators at Paul Brown Stadium, they are breaking the law."
Originally shared on TYHT, with this reblogged post, you’ll be prepared to advocate for your health while keeping your current position or finding a better career that fits your needs.
The Invisible Cities Linkup designed by Sheryl Chan lets bloggers share the pros and cons of living in their locale with chronic illness and it's truly inspired. Learn more, now.
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
A video discussion about dealing with flashbacks triggered by fluctuating hormones and other spoonie issues.
There's an understanding in our society, both spoken and unspoken that places the worth of an individual on what they can accomplish. When your health deteriorates to the point that you can no longer take care of yourself, let alone hold a job or take care of your kids and your house, you may find … Continue reading The Toxic Shame of Being Disabled