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
September’s Heroes are the dynamic duos Caide and Madi, who run Recovery Buddy Parcels together. A new service, Recovery Buddy Parcels works worldwide to pair people with chronic health and mental illnesses together. These Buddies then lend each other support and occasionally exchange small, inexpensive gifts to help raise flagging spirits during tough times. The … Continue reading September Superheroes Caide & Madi!
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
Things learned about better managing panic attacks brought on by medical and complex PTSD.
Reading this blog post from a Mighty contributor named Amber, I realized that I see this motif in the writing of the chronically ill over and over again. Then I started to get excited. Not because we all have to go through this terrible process with its 5 clear steps one can cha-cha back and forth through … Continue reading First Step to Wellness is Mourning