I was recently asked a very difficult question. The asker didn't mean for it to be difficult but it became so thought-provoking for me that I had to really take some time before I was sure of my answer. The question was would you rather have a visible or invisible illness. This question seems to… Continue reading Would You Rather Have A Visible or Invisible Illness?
I remember how overwhelmed I was the first time my doctor diagnosed me with an autoimmune disease. She started naming all of these weird sounding diseases that I had never heard of, gave me a prescription, and referred me to a rheumatologist. She basically said you have an incurable illness that will only get worse over… Continue reading Understanding Autoimmune Diseases: A Place to Begin