Chronic Illness · Questions to Readers · Random Life Stuff

A Day in the Life: Caretaker/Patient & Husband/Wife

As I’ve gotten sicker, Dan has needed to take on more as my caretaker (and husband). Many people have expressed curiosity about our relationship, and I figured there was no better way to show it than to detail an “average” day!

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Questions to Readers · Quick Updates · Random Life Stuff

Happy Fall Ya’ll

It's now officially fall! Yesterday was the autumnal equinox, which marks the first official day of fall here in the northern hemisphere. One of my friends, CL, shared an interesting article on her Facebook about why fall is the only season that has two names (one thing I know I have personally wondered about many… Continue reading Happy Fall Ya’ll

Chronic Illness · My Health Stuff · Questions to Readers

Day 3 of Digestive Distress and I am so Far Out of My Element – Please Help!

When I was trying to determine what "severe diarrhea" was defined as, medically, I couldn't find anything. Seeing as how I have suffered from the exact opposite problem my whole life, I don't exactly have a reference point. The Linzess says to stop taking it and contact your doctor if you have severe diarrhea. It's… Continue reading Day 3 of Digestive Distress and I am so Far Out of My Element – Please Help!

Chronic Illness · Dysautonomia · Money · Questions to Readers

“Official Uniform of the Dysautonomia Warrior” – another shirt and two questions

Official Uniform of the Dysautonomia Warrior T-shirt by FindingTheSilverSun Make your own custom t shirts online at Zazzle   I found a pretty and comfortable looking tee shirt! (It says it's made out of very soft materials.) I'm thinking it'll probably be great for lounging around the house in the summer. What kinds of merchandise… Continue reading “Official Uniform of the Dysautonomia Warrior” – another shirt and two questions

Art Things · Money · Questions to Readers · Random Life Stuff

My Social Circles Aren’t That Good For Marketing

Ya’ll know I’m trying to make money from home (posts 1, 2, 3; pages 1, 2) to help with my own medical bills, upcoming student loan repayments, and the car payments we’ll need to make soon thanks to both our cars being really old. I am quickly realizing there is a small flaw in my plan:…… Continue reading My Social Circles Aren’t That Good For Marketing

Chronic Illness · Questions to Readers · Research

I Need Some Research Help – Possible New Muscular Symptom

Today was my Reformer for Recovery Pilates class. We started by doing a few gentle squats. When I say a few, I mean three or four. Gentle means a very shallow squat, just as far as is comfortable, and no added weight at all. I did one just fine. Then every single other one had…… Continue reading I Need Some Research Help – Possible New Muscular Symptom

Art Things · Chronic Illness · Money · Questions to Readers

I Need Feedback on Dysautonomia Zazzle Designs!

I'd like some feedback about my dysautonomia design for Zazzle. I want to make more products, and I'd like to make some more designs. I'd also like to make some for general chronic/rare illnesses and fibro. I'm not super fantastic at designing, but I'd like to get better, so practice is necessary! Can you tell… Continue reading I Need Feedback on Dysautonomia Zazzle Designs!