When you're too tired to show up, learning to let people in to help can be difficult, but worthwhile.
Day five into the worst migraine I’ve ever had in my life, I decided to reach out to a friend of mine. We chatted for a bit on the phone, and the conversation meandered to doctors’ visits and how I’ve had two just for this migraine this week. “I hate going to the doctor,” he … Continue reading You Don’t Get Used to It — And That’s Okay
With apologies to Dr. Dre. Welcome. If you're reading this, I can assume you're either a huge fan of puns or understand the frustrations of living with chronic, invisible illnesses. Hopefully both, because there is no medicine stronger than laughter, compassion, and cameraderie. This blog will serve as more than a record of my journey … Continue reading The Few, The Exhausted, The Chronic