Chronic illness

Waiting For These Results Is Testing My Patience

I think of myself as a pretty patient person, but waiting for the results of a certain blood test is really trying my patience, and frankly, fraying my nerves. Based on my adrenaline rushes (and my  doctor’s thoroughness), my metanephrine levels were drawn last Monday, along with some other tests. This adrenaline metabolite, when elevated,… Continue reading Waiting For These Results Is Testing My Patience

Chronic illness

To The People Who Don’t Understand Why I Share My Struggles With Chronic Illness

Inspirational speaker, teacher, and life coach, Iyanla Vanzant once said, “It’s important that we share our experiences with other people. Your story will heal you and your story will heal somebody else. When you tell your story, you free yourself and give other people permission to acknowledge their own story.” I couldn’t agree with her… Continue reading To The People Who Don’t Understand Why I Share My Struggles With Chronic Illness