Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain

Working from home

The amount of times people have told me that I need to be out in the field not working from home. And the amount of times people have suggested other jobs, and asked me if I actually like working from home, as if I'm not successful as if they are judging me. I've been working… Continue reading Working from home

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Advocacy, Chronic Pain

Why Having Chronic Pain is a Full-time Job

Having chronic pain is something I wouldn't wish on anyone. Its something that changes peoples lives, it destroys dreams and hopes, it can be the living version of hell, it prevents so many beautiful things, its hard, its so god damn hard. Have you ever had to tell someone you work a part-time job, work… Continue reading Why Having Chronic Pain is a Full-time Job

Advocacy, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain

Chronic Migraine Awareness- Part of my Story

Today is #shadesformigraine, so I thought I'd share a bit about my story in awareness to this horrible nerological condition, called migraine. I was diagnosed with chronic migraine (CM) in 2014, and have suffered ever since. It's a deliberating illness, that can be disabeling at times. Having this illness has shown me how crule the… Continue reading Chronic Migraine Awareness- Part of my Story

Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Mental Health

Goals are overrated

Having a job can be a difficult task when you suffer from chronic pain. It may limit your abilities or prevent you from working altogether. Our dreams and career goals often get pushed aside, which can make us feel down and useless. But there is absolutely nothing wrong with having a different path than what… Continue reading Goals are overrated

Advocacy, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Mental Health

Advocating For Yourself

When it comes to having a mental health condition/ chronic illness, it can become a challenge to have medical professionals take you seriously. Especially if you have an invisible illness. Unfortunately there are many medical professionals out there who don't listen, and see themselves as having too much power that they belittle the client. I… Continue reading Advocating For Yourself

Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Mental Health

Mental Health and Chronic Illness

Chronic illness can have both physical, emotional and cognitive effects on the body and mind. Having something chronic means having symptoms for more than a few months, it can last years, even a life time. For someone with a chronic illness, it can be a real challenge to do things the average person can do.… Continue reading Mental Health and Chronic Illness