Chronic invisible illness can be a major pain in the butt, but some of the hardest parts of having such a condition is the look we get when we admit that our health is poor when we look outwardly healthy. You know what I'm talking about, the furrowed eyebrows, look of shock, the occasional narrowing … Continue reading We need to break the social stigma of chronic invisible illness.
I need some help finding workout videos on youtube that are low-impact and meant for people who can't safely work out as hard as the general population. Please comment and share links to workouts that you yourself have found to be helpful! I'm sure many of us in this group struggle with physically debilitating symptoms … Continue reading On the hunt for low-impact workouts!
A sign on a bridge says that it can hold two tons of weight. If the bridge builder tells you you can not drive a three ton vehicle across it, he is not being a defeatist, he is admitting that the bridge has limits and he is protecting it from being destroyed. I think that … Continue reading Crossing Your Bridge: The difference between defeatism and realism
I can't tell you how excited I am to be able to feature this amazing artist. I have been a fan of Vusiuz for a very long time, watching him from the sidelines with a slight "senpai~" vibe. His 3D animations are smooth, unique, and just cool as hell. I am honored to present to … Continue reading Featuring: Albert Ki (Vusiuz)
Ilyaev is a 27 year-old freelance artist and English teacher currently residing in Japan. I first encountered her artwork many years ago on DeviantArt, and I am honored that she has agreed to let me feature her work here. Her smooth, uniquely-styled digital paintings stand out from the crowd and have a very relaxing and … Continue reading Featuring: Ilyaev
The title of this article might seem absurd to most people, but those of us living with chronic illness won't even do a double-take. Generally, people have good health that is consistent day-to-day, save for the occasional cold or flu, so this isn't something most people even think to consider. It's hard for most people … Continue reading The guilt of feeling well
I often find myself referencing the time I spent trying to work despite the complications caused by my Panhypopituitarism, so I decided I should probably dedicate a post to it, that way I can insert a link for reference rather than making every post referencing it unnecessarily long. *** Heads up- I do utilize some … Continue reading From part-time employee to full-time patient: Losing a job due to chronic illness