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Antibiotics and migraines are all the fun.

I finally got over that terrible stomach virus and started my antibiotics (Bactrim) on Wednesday, April 12th. It has not been without issue though. I am a very sensitive being and I do get all the best side effects…. nausea, stomach aches, mild diarrhea. You know all the stuff I just had when I had that…… Continue reading Antibiotics and migraines are all the fun.

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A Life without Birth Control: What’s that like?

I have been flying under the radar the past couple weeks. I’ve just been feeling very uninspired to write. It’s not that I have had nothing to say…I have plenty to say. I guess it was more that I was feeling very overwhelmed and emotional. I’ve noticed that since I stopped taking birth control February…… Continue reading A Life without Birth Control: What’s that like?

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Keto IC diet update: one month

***This diet is not for everyone. Everyone is different and may have different needs. I am trying this because I am going in with the hopes that it will improve my health (IC and migraines). I will keep track of what happens here on this blog. Please read this if you’re unsure what the Keto IC…… Continue reading Keto IC diet update: one month

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Chronically Humorous

If there’s one thing I know as a Jew, it’s that no matter what happens, we need to keep a sense of humor during the hard times or we will never survive until the good times. That’s factual Jewish lore…straight from the Jew’s mouth…errr..hands…well you get what I’m saying. You don’t have to be Jewish…… Continue reading Chronically Humorous

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Chronically Grieving

It can be said that people who are chronically ill are often in a perpetual state of grief. That we are constantly grieving our losses…our health, our food, our friends, our habits, our errands…our lives as we once knew them.  And I will just tell you right now, all of that is completely true. I…… Continue reading Chronically Grieving

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Too school for cool whilst chronically ill on my birthday

Okay, so it’s back to school time for me. I am going into my second semester of graduate school in the Social Work program at Gallaudet University in DC. This should prove to be an interesting semester. I will be taking three classes: Quantitative Research (online), Human Behavior in the Social Environment II and Forensic Social…… Continue reading Too school for cool whilst chronically ill on my birthday

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Why self-care is my resolution for the new year

There is a trend going around the world wide interwebs of selecting a word to represent your new year resolution. I like it. It’s simple and poignant. That being said, the word I have chosen is: self-care Part of my self-care for the year was starting this blog. This blog is a therapeutic outlet for me…… Continue reading Why self-care is my resolution for the new year