This story was also published on The Mighty. Thursday I was craving some fries from McDonalds, which is one of my safe foods due to my gastroparesis. So I placed a mobile order, I did curbside pick up, but it wasn’t letting me check in for pickup. So I went inside. The cashier was talking … More Hearing Loss, Masks & Ableism
I survived Thanksgiving! This year was my first year with my tubes!! It was hard, but we kept it small this year, just my mom, my son and I. My mom made a crustless pumpkin pie for me, which was great. Keeping it small really meant alot. I was invited to spend it with my … More Anemia, And Hearing Loss you say?
We hear so much of how being chronically ill affects us, but how does it affect our partners? What is it like from their perspective?? I quickly sent a text to my boyfriend, I explained I wanted to write a piece, essentially from his perspective. This is his view. … More From a Spouse’s Perspective
I’ve spent the last week or so reflecting on my year. My 2018 started out promising..it seemed to have spiraled a bit! January was interesting. It was probably when I first started having doubt about getting married. By March, I was thinking of my ex boyfriend, dreaming of him more often, and really started … More End of the Year… Reflection
This post is going to be raw, unfiltered, and real. This is me being laid bare. Devastation, anger, betrayal, relief… those are the emotions i’ve felt in the last week and a half. Watching my future plans just fall apart. I’ve been so strong for so long.. When will someone be strong for me? When … More Down the Rabbit Hole..
Hope you all are well!! I’ve been busy with summer break and had a few health issues. Hopefully we’re heading into right direction now! This post I wanted to do something different. My son is super excited to be a part of this! He has such a heart of gold. He’s so compassionate, understanding … More From a child’s eyes…
As I scroll through the many dysautonomia groups i’m in, I notice a recurring thing.. Quotes, concerns and just venting about relationships, self esteem, sex. So many of us go though relationship break ups, marriages, fertility issues, hard decisions regarding dating, or just to have children. We all look to each other for support … More Self Esteem Struggles
Here’s my new post! Please give it a read, and leave a comment. … More From Dad’s Perspective…
Hello my dear readers and friends! I know it’s been quite some time since I’ve written, and I’m sorry. I was not well, and had to take time to at least wrap my head around things surrounding my health. On August 19, 2014 I sent my sweet baby boy to Kindergarten!!! He’s such a big … More I’m back… again!
Hello all!! It’s been a bumpy few weeks, but i’m still standing! (Barely). First things first… My little boy started kindergarten Monday!! Such a bittersweet moment!! He’s growing up so fast! I may have shed a few tears! He’s my baby boy! 🙂 I’ve been trying to stay ahead of my fibro and POTS flares, … More Hospital, Smoshpital