10 ways to make your chronically ill friend feel worse
Sometimes you think you are helping your chronically ill friend, but comments and actions like the ones described here are anything but helpful.
Non-celiac wheat sensitivity is real
Non-celiac wheat sensitivity is real and affects as many people as celiac. Study shows the internal affects of non-celiac wheat sensitivity.
When you have a chronic illness you are enough | Chronic Mom
Guest post by Megan Clark Neville: Megan Clark Neville worked as a children's librarian at a public library for three years. She published a chapter on Summer
Learning to trust yourself in the face of chronic illness
It can be difficult to trust yourself when you have chronic illness and doctors are saying something different than your body is telling you. Who do you believe?
You are not a failure
Chronic illness doesn't make you a failure. Success has different definitions for different people. You can choose your definition and chronic illness does not need to play a part in that definition.
Pain awareness and being called to be brave | Chronic Mom
We've all had to confront issues that are challenging lately, whether they be financial, emotional, or physical.I reminded myself that I am called to be brave.
Natural Treatments for Insomnia
8 naturals ways you can get sleep naturally. Insomnia is one of the most common ailments in the world. But, you can fight back and get a good night's sleep naturally. I've tried all of these with varying levels of success.
Empathy & Understanding
How do you honor someone's pain, How do you show them empathy and understanding? Simply acknowledge that their pain is real.
The importance of asking for help
The importance of asking for help. It's often when we need help the most that it becomes the most difficult to ask for help, and yet that's when asking is the most important for both meeting your needs and building your relationship.
6 Things the Chronically Ill Wish Healthy People Could Understand
Although, we'd never wish our illness on anyone, there are many things that we wish healthy people could understand.
Asking for help is giving a gift
Asking for help is difficult, but if we can reframe it it may be easier. How asking for help is actually giving a gift of trust to the person being asked.
3 steps to finding the right doctors for you!
Finding the right doctor isn't easy. We've been without a GP for the last year, but these tips from Leslie Michelson will help us in our quest.
12,000 Canaries Can't Be Wrong
Review of book by Dr. John Molot, explaining his theories of chronic illness and why it often looks like nothing is wrong, despite evidence to the contrary.