Tagged: chronic illness

What Makes You Qualified to Judge My Disability?

What Makes You Qualified to Judge My Disability?

Just because someone doesn’t meet your personal definition of disabled, doesn’t give you the right to judge them and deem them not disabled in your layperson’s court of disability law. It is not your decision to make, nor your place to pass judgment based on your ignorance. There are many ways someone can be disabled….

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Cures for Autoimmune Diseases According to the Internet

10 Cures for Autoimmune Diseases According to the Internet

Autoimmune diseases are terribly misunderstood.  Even in the medical community they are largely just a big question mark branded onto a person.  They don’t know what causes them, they don’t know how to cure them, they don’t always know exactly what you have or why.  There are usually more questions than actual answers. My own…

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Are You Sick or Crazy?

Are You Sick or Crazy?

  It’s been almost two years. On a Sunday in November of 2013, after having attending a military ball with my husband, I woke up unable to walk, covered in lesions, with multiple joints filled with fluid. I was taken to the hospital and we began a long journey of tests and doctors visits, and…

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