I could tell you of the goals I’ve met lately within my journey for health. I could take up this space with complaints of my skin, the abrasions that are forming and taking months to heal. I could tell you how scared I am of what they could be. I could tell you of a … Continue reading Skin.✊🏼✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿
I can't drive without seeing your face in all the windows of the spots at all ourPlacesAsked my dad, "how long will it take?"He said, "maybe forever, but it will get better...”...I get it, she didn't get me, but my heart is soreNow I’m seeing what this distance is forYou don't get meSo you don't … Continue reading U Don’t Get Me
Don't make me sad, don't make me crySometimes love is not enough, and the road gets tough,I don't know why.- “Born To Die” by Lana Del Rey https://youtu.be/Bag1gUxuU0g
Anxiety and pain have been the only two emotions I’ve experienced this year. Yes, this entire year. Blow a bit of happiness across the surface of it all, like glitter, but that’s all that it’s been — specks that shine in the light when you focus enough to see them. In a room of blinding … Continue reading Black Dog.
Come February, I’m struggling to get through the days of autoimmunity… having been exposed to illnesses, bacteria, and viruses a toddler’s immune system should fight off, but my defenseless, suppressed immune system cannot.It’s a never ending battle: “Do I push through this, not knowing if i will feel better or worse the next day?” “Will … Continue reading Walking Away.
APRIL! It's come around again! Having a chronic illness isn't just about finding support and a shoulder to lean on when times get tough (if you're able to lean on someone, that is...) It's about finding awareness inside of people that hadn't heard the name, hadn't known someone who, hadn't given a thought. It's about … Continue reading Sjögren’s Awareness Month