Guest Post: The Ultimate Guide to Traveling With Chronic Pain

Hello lovely readers, I have a great article to share with you sent by a representative with Million Mile Secrets all about traveling with chronic pain. Now if you are like me- I love to travel, but it has gotten harder with an autoimmune disorder. According to the CDC, 50 million Americans suffer from chronicContinue reading “Guest Post: The Ultimate Guide to Traveling With Chronic Pain”

Be Careful With Advice

Any time I come across someone new who asks about my story, it always surprises me with how many people are suddenly experts. They always have advice around new products to try, new diets to endure, or suggestions from who knows where. “Have you tried adding more lemon in your diet?” “It’s all that glutenContinue reading “Be Careful With Advice”

Bullying: A learned behaviour

GUYS. I decided to bless you with two posts since I seriously slacked lately. My energy levels have been a little all over the map. Now that I am feeling better, I have been taking advantage of this and doing things after work- but then over doing it and having 0 energy the next day.Continue reading “Bullying: A learned behaviour”

Things to know about living with IBD

Hello lovely readers, It has of course been awhile. I feel like things are finally starting to settle but I have 0 energy now and want to do absolutely nothing. So I do as little as possible. I wake up, I go to work, some days I workout (SUPER EXCITING), some days I see friends,Continue reading “Things to know about living with IBD”

Embracing Change

First off I would like to say thank you. I felt terrible for the lack of updating my blog (which I will explain in a bit) and pondered if it was worth continuing to write in this blog. Although a part of me started this blog to help myself during this journey, I also startedContinue reading “Embracing Change”

Sorry not Sorry- Being Unapologetic

I’m sure anyone with a chronic illness has been there. Where you find yourself apologizing for everything and excusing yourself for things that are usually out of your control. I find especially with invisible illnesses, it’s a lot trickier to tread around this. By definition I have a disability. Do I look like it? No?Continue reading “Sorry not Sorry- Being Unapologetic”

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year (except for my bowels)

It’s freaking Christmas Eve people! If you don’t know, Christmas is my favourite time of year. IT’S LITERALLY THE BEST TIME. But this was my first time celebrating the holidays sick, and what a difference it makes. I am freaking tired. I used to be able to do it all. Work, wrap gifts till midnight,Continue reading “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year (except for my bowels)”

#mentalhealthawarenessday

Mental health has become something so popularly talked about in the last 10 years. It seems to be on the rise! Does that mean more people are getting sick or that we’re just talking about it more? Maybe a bit of both? I’m currently doing my masters in counselling psychology and have always had aContinue reading “#mentalhealthawarenessday”