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July 26, 2018

I get compliments and comments on my makeup  and my outfits often. I put effort in to what I wear now since I have these chronic illnesses because I don't have a choice in how I feel because my body is unpredictable. I know that now, I don't have that many great days s...

July 23, 2018

So you've been vindicated, validated and just plain informed! So now what? This is when you get on with life but armed with information. You don't stop searching but you can now do so with a place to start. People are often misdiagnosed in this roller coaster of chroni...

July 20, 2018

A post about the Ordinary experience will soon follow but Solar Urticaria is not letting me be great!

In Part 1 I left off with finally meeting a doctor that knew about my symptoms and treated people like me. What was even better was that he did Autonomic Testing to tru...

July 5, 2018

In 2017 I realized that I reached a point in my life where I realized that I wasn't getting any better. It had been 8 years and even though I had more information about what was going on, I was steadily getting worse. I knew that I needed help but I was afraid to admit...

July 3, 2018


In my previous post of NCS and me, I talked about the onset of my symptoms and the journey through wondering if I was going to die and even just figuring out what these new symptoms were. They were debilitating and came on suddenly and left just the same. I left...

July 2, 2018

If I have a choice, I would like to live in a place where it was fall weather all year round. The season has it's warm days with cool evenings. The air is crisp and clean and I could choose to wear a jacket or not. It is my favorite season by far! However, I happen to...

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