Anonymous asked: Oh no!! I'm terribly sorry to hear about the divorce :( what happened??
I’m getting a divorce. Yay! Thanks so much for my awesome life body. I appreciate it so much. No disability. No husband. No life. No hope. I fucking give up.
I need a drink
my-lupus-state-of-mind: My ceiling fan sounds like a swarm of bees. Also I woke up with blood all over my leg and I don’t know where it came from O_o yep I gotta change sheets tomorrow too tired to do it tonight and by tired I mean I have no energy, lovely how I can’t sleep tonight. I’m not shocked but mostly I read not post on tumblr (that’s for when I’m feeling to talk when no one really...
when somebody says i can't do something because i...
At Least It's not Cancer: College and Chronic... →
chronic-illness-support: how to get a federal student loan discharge (for disabled students) newspaper article from the University of Alabama college and mental health scholarship for students with lupus DePaul University chronic illness initiative podcast: how to get help…
The Pain Though?
lovelyday2bme: These stabbing pains though? I want to have one day where I can move freely without repercussions later. One day that does not include stabbing pains in my intimate areas Yes one day when sans pelvic pressure and fullness At this moment I want to snuggle and cuddle But the pain? Sigh
my-lupus-state-of-mind: At least my appointment tomorrow is canceled. The weather is going to be ugly, and my neighbors are arguing again, Patches nosey butt is sitting by the door and I just want to yell shut the fuck up at them. I’m a really mean person lately
Sunshine, been keeping me up for days: Don't laugh... →
fogblogger: danathepaina: Chronic pain sufferers often have anomic aphasia - times when they can’t remember certain words or use the wrong word while speaking. I have this, and it’s damn frustrating. I can express myself perfectly in writing, but ask me where my car is and I might…
lifeandtimesofaspoonie: cruisecontrolforcool: chronic illnesses are like being stuck playing hard mode but you don’t actually know what any of the buttons do and there is a reasonable possibility you are holding the wrong controller altogether I identify with this even more because of my love for video games
Marijuana: The next diabetes drug? →
Toking up may help marijuana users to stay slim and lower their risk of developing diabetes, a new study says.
Strawberry Muesli Chia Smoothie →
I noticed a bottled strawberry/lime/chia drink in the refrigerator section of Trader Joeâs recently, and thought Iâd use the strawberry/chia combination in a smoothie. I added muesli for bulk and geranium syrup for flavor.
Mothers With Cancer →
Children of mothers with cancer must learn this painful lesson early: the vulnerability of the figure on whom they have grounded their existence. With varying degrees of fearful awareness, such children intuit that the mother who comforts by murmuring “I am here” will not always be there.
Disability and Discrimination at the Doctor's... →
Nearly 23 years after the Americans With Disabilities Act went into effect, patients with disabilities continue to receive inadequate medical care — and many cannot even get a doctor’s appointment.
5 Reasons To Juice Your Fruits and Vegetables →
5 Reasons To Juice Your Fruits and Vegetables
All is well– Irene Jacobs (via lovelyday2bme)
Broccoli and Tomatoes Combination Found to Fight... →
One study published in the Journal of Cancer Research has found that when used together, broccoli and tomatoes become a virtual anti-cancer superpower.
Let Your Opinion Be Heard - And Get Paid For It! →
thatmword: Remember WEGO Health, the group who organized the Health Activist Writers Month Challenge Back in April? They are providing an opportunity for patients and caregivers to weigh in on short surveys and questions on the topics that matter most to us. It’s called WEGO Health On Call, a mobile based research program that you can participate in through your phone. The surveys generally...
You ever smack a muscle spasm to get it to stop?...
my-lupus-state-of-mind: God knows I don’t need brain damage. My back hurts really bad and I knew this would happen… :( my blow dryer is coming tomorrow and the buzzer to the apartment isn’t working so ill probably miss that package. I can’t use a heat pack because it causes neuropathic pain. I can’t get a massage because even mild pressure to my back is excruciating. Today was a fail but I’ll...
A Bell is Ringing!!!: My friends are better than... →
lovelyday2bme: Thankful for two of my favoritest, bestest friends…they always seem to hear my heart in spite of my words. Both entered my life at different times, in different spaces but we are kindred spirits. He is there for me and knows when I just need to have a tantrum and she is there to tell me that my…
Stomach Ache Remedies - 5 Natural Solutions for... →
Whether the cause be from poor digestion or lack of proper digestive enzymes, there are numerous natural stomach ache remedies. Here are 5 solutions.
fuckcrohns: reinvent-the-sea: Someone tried to correct me by typing IBS when I put IBD when asking about university funding… Ah, the unhelpfulness of the ignorant.
Gutsy Walk 2013 - Let's Find a Cure!
crohnschronicals: It’s that time of year again, my team Inflamed & Untamed is walking to find a cure for Crohn’s and Colitis. Please donate to the cause!!! https://secure.ccfcfindthecure.ca/ParticipantPage.aspx?L=2&CCID=107&PID=26184&GC=GTv2
I clean my room too much
my-lupus-state-of-mind: I have a bit of swelling but I got shit done!! :) I’m going to be miserable as shit tonight :( Also I’m canceling my podiatrist appointment because Saturday looks cold and rainy. (and patches scratched my foot up and I don’t want the doctor to see it)
WHEN NO AMOUNT OF CAFFEINE CAN KEEP ME AWAKE
whatshouldwecallgradschool: credit: hashtagjenn
A Bell is Ringing!!!: Aggravated and crying which... →
lovelyday2bme: Aggravated and crying which makes me all the more aggravated I tried not to cry, really I did but The PAIN - those damn stabbing pains that are occupying my vagina like they belong there And the dull ache in my lower back, The massive pressure in my freaking pelvis, The headache that just…
Heartburn Tied to Throat Cancer →
Frequent heartburn increases the risk for throat cancer, a new study has found, and over-the-counter antacids may provide protection.
lovelyday2bme: June isn’t here yet and I have no earthly idea how I’m going to survive until August. How can I get the rest my body needs when I can’t pay the bills?
I feel like pure shit
my-lupus-state-of-mind: That is all…. Hoping everyone is having a better day than I am.
Blackberry Lime Smoothie →
This colorful and tangy mixture gets an herbal note from geranium syrup or rose water.
5 ways to handle chronic pain →
Chronic pain conditions affect more Americans than diabetes, coronary heart disease/stroke and cancer combined.
Vitamin C Kills Bacteria That Drugs Can't →
Vitamin C Kills Bacteria That Drugs Can’t
Fuck Crohn's: crohniclesofcourtney: For IBD... →
crohniclesofcourtney: For IBD people, how involved is your primary doctor in your care? I know I see my GI specialist a lot more and usually only see my primary for things like a cold. A lot of times I rarely see them because I’m only seeing specialists like rheum, derm, gastro, liver docs,…
Trying to act cool while on pain meds...
New insomnia drug is effective, FDA finds →
By Matthew PerroneAssociated PressA federal panel of medical experts said that an experimental insomnia drug from Merck & Co. Inc. appears safe and effective, despite evidence from company trials that the pill can cause daytime sleepiness and difficulty driving. A maj &
failfox: A really frustrating thing about Crohn’s is you can randomly get sick, lose your appetite, and risk having all your food in the fridge go bad