30 Things About My Invisible Illness You May Not Know 1. The illnesses I live with are: Ehler’s Danlos Syndrome, Osteoarthritis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Neuropathy, Bipolar Disorder, OCD, General Anxiety Disorder, Agoraphobia, PTSD (and several others) 2. I …continue reading Invisible Illness Week: 30 Things
“Organizing is nothing but well-planned hoarding,” says Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus. Your home has enough space for all of the things that you need. It’s time to embrace smallness! When I first looked at the giant pile of …continue reading The Joy of Smallness
Someone asked me to write about talking to myself for this weeks blog. I decided to make that a bit more didactic than the simple, and entertaining concept of my daily rambling dialog. In my life, there is more than …continue reading OCD: When Yourself Talks To You
“Based on 2005 US Census data … an estimated 20.2 million women have been raped. This same study found that the past-year prevalence (ie, the proportion of the sample who had been raped within the past year) was 0.94%, or …continue reading Rape Culture: You Have Power
Demand that WordPress.com REMOVE (trigger) The Philosophy of Rape, a site and blog that teaches men how to rape “harlots”, even their own daughters, “safely”. This site is a violation of WordPress guidelines, please add your complaint here. Scroll down to read …continue reading Rape Culture on WordPress
I remember the night that the boy in the torn jeans told the girl in the suit jacket and tight skirt that he could not make her feel guilty. “No one can make you feel guilty, only you can make …continue reading It’s Not The Guilt; It’s The Shame
When I asked the Chronically Awesome Community how their illness might have changed their lives in any way that was positive, I did not consider how complex it would be for me to answer that question. A positive life with …continue reading A Positive Life With Illness?