Why I am struggling to recognize myself

    I am at a place in my life where I am really struggling to recognize myself. I am giving up things that I love left and right because of my chronic illnesses. And it feels like I am losing myself, my identity. The fact is that chronic illness is more than just physical…

Having a support system

  A strong support system is crucial for people with chronic illness to survive and thrive. A support system can include family, friends, support group, doctors, other medical or holistic professionals. My support system is coming together nicely.    The players: Rachel - The One with IC and more Debbie - The Mother Aaron -…

New year… New you??

  It's a new year already. 2017. Wow. How does that even happen? The whole year flew by.    Almost two years ago this March I was diagnosed with IC.  One year ago this past December I met my boyfriend, Aaron. And on January 14th will be our one year anniversary, which is crazy because it definitely feels…