Why I Go To School

I get asked this a lot. Why are you in school? How are you in school? I am asked this because most people wouldn’t be able to keep it together enough to go to school with the chronic illness I have. I made my goal to finish college basically on time. I think that even […]

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The Denial

Well guys, I got a letter today. A letter that I knew would come yet, really hope it would not. A letter that held something essential to my life. I got my first denial letter for IVIG. The doctors said that this would happen. After all it is a $20,000 treatment. But IVIG is my […]

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What’s REALLY Bothering Me

I don’t want to be seen anywhere right now. I don’t want to go to the pool. I don’t want to go to the beach. Anywhere where I cannot wear sweatshirts and big shirts is somewhere I don’t want to be. Sophomore year of college I was at my LOWEST weight ever and I loved […]

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I Swallowed A Camera?

Yes, you read that right. I swallowed a camera this morning. The camera is supposed to look at my digestive system as a whole. I have to wear this huge recorder and belt and drag it with me ALL day. I also haven’t eaten since breakfast yesterday (cue the drooling over any type of food […]

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Diving into the Reality of My Future

When life signs you up for a chronic illness/disease, you sometimes have no idea what you’re in for. This can be extremely frustrating, tiring, and annoying. For me, I can say that right now I’m in a rough patch of my disease, that I never thought I’d have happen to me on many different levels. […]

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Finding Your Niche in an Isolating Situation

When thinking of a next article, I really wanted to think of a topic to apply to anyone’s life situation. Whether your home sick from school with a virus, in a bad place in life, or chronically ill like me, there’s still so much you can do to find a safe haven for yourself. Finding […]

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