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 ailments, although…… Continue reading Why I am struggling to recognize myself

Boyfriend · Cats · chronic illness · Family · Friends · Support system

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 – The Boyfriend…… Continue reading Having a support system

Boyfriend · chronic illness · migraines · self-care · Uncategorized

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 like 6…… Continue reading New year… New you??