It is migraine and headache awareness month! Migraines are invisible and often times misunderstood as a bad headache. Migraines are debilating and often times you cannot function and can last for up to four to seventy two hours depending on the severity of the migraine. Headaches can be a huge inconvenience but generally don't last … Continue reading Five things you should never say to migraineurs
My last friendship did not end well because one of my friends did not understand my migraines and she thought they could be easily treated through medication. Instead of asking me for more information about my disability she assumed Hydrocephalus wasn't a thing and called me psycho and accused me of making up a disability … Continue reading When your friends don’t believe your disability actually exists
My life has changed in so many ways since living with chronic pain! To be honest I crave the life I had before I started having constant pain because the life I have now is not even remotely similar. I don't have the drive to do a lot of things I used to so there … Continue reading My chronic life: how has it changed?
When you are disabled it is not uncommon to suffer from depression but unfortunately, not everyone can afford therapy and sometimes we just have to learn how to cope with our depression. When your friends suffer from depression it can hard to watch because you want to help but you may not know how or … Continue reading How to help a friend who is suffering from depression
When you have any condition that affects the gi tract such as IBS it can be very stressful to go anywhere because you are constantly worried that you are going to have a flare and get embarrassed in front of your friends and family. Why can't we just make dietary changes to control our symptoms … Continue reading How to be more supportive of people with gastrointestinal diseases