Friendship When Chronically Ill: The Importance of Finding Your Core

Dear Friends, I sit here on a relatively gloomy Tuesday, contemplating the deliciousness of ice cream (which is coconut 'milk' based due to food allergies).  I am also having serious thoughts about how we, as a society, define a friend.  I recently had my online friendships criticized as "not real" and that stung terribly.  If … Continue reading Friendship When Chronically Ill: The Importance of Finding Your Core

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If You Are Laughing It Can’t Hurt

Dear Friends, Given the heavy nature of my post last week, I decided we all needed something lighter.  Recently, I was talking with my good friend Kim, of AutonomicRN- A "Dummies" Guide To Learning To Live As A Patient Instead Of A Nurse.  Given that both of us live with migraine, autonomic dysfunction, and chronic … Continue reading If You Are Laughing It Can’t Hurt