My Chronic Illness Fight Years ago, I took it all for granted. Waking up on Sunday morning and hurrying a little more to make it to church. My biggest problem was thinking about what to wear, or ironing someone’s shirtContinue reading… My Chronic Illness Fight
Trying Prednisone is interesting. I didn’t take it Tuesday, because of my dental appointment. My visit to the dentist was exhausting. I had two small cavities, and spent over an hour with my mouth stretched open. Thankfully, the pain shotsContinue reading… Can I Have Relief from Fatigue?
I’m starting a new treatment in the morning. I’ve tried prednisone before, after severe poison ivy rashes. Prednisone is the only medicine I’ve ever taken that makes me feel like a healthy, normal human. Yes, I always feel down whenContinue reading… More Medication Trials
Overlapping Conditions and Treatment Doctors and scientists many times study how diseases overlap. Overlapping symptoms make diagnosis much harder. Many disorders and diseases that affect women most seem to be difficult to diagnose. Because there may be a hormone issue,Continue reading… Overlapping Chronic Illnesses
Waking up with my sixth day-in-a-row of having a bad headache, I have to accept the fact that I’m having a chronic illness flare. I really don’t know which illness is tied to this flare, because my illnesses overlap withContinue reading… Chronic Illness Flares
Sleep is something I miss. When I was taking Topamax for migraines, the bedtime dose helped me fall asleep fast and stay asleep. Now that I’m no longer taking this drug, I’m having a hard time going to sleep. StayingContinue reading… Ehlers Danlos Syndrome and Poor Sleep