Vogue vomit

I wouldn’t wish _______ on my worst enemy. That common, certainly overused, phrase fits how I feel about my health challenges. Unstoppable pain, ever-changing symptoms, dramatic physical changes, life altering daily struggles, etc. My broken body is my burden. My unfathomable new existence. Even after nearly a decade of trying to find a normal, I … Continue reading Vogue vomit

Spruce ter-let

My frustrations with ablism around most outdoor adventures are numerous. One of the most glaring shortcomings we face on the daily is a lack of access to bathroom facilities. This complaint runs across the board. For all genders, all types of disability, all ages, etc. Every person needs and deserves access to clean functional toilets.  … Continue reading Spruce ter-let

Lady like me

The complexities of being a biological female dealing with chronic pain and illness are innumerable. This isn’t to say that other gender identities don’t struggle with similar issues. Everyone’s struggle is real. There are no flat roads in any of our health journeys. These are just some of the particular areas where women face constant … Continue reading Lady like me

I’m just girl – Diagnosing part 3 (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome)

I just assumed that every person became light headed when they stood for an extended period of time. Standing up quickly or being overly active would always leave me with a spinning room and short light show. It was something I naturally compensated for through the years. I figured that everyone lived with these daily … Continue reading I’m just girl – Diagnosing part 3 (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome)