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The Annoying Challenges of Being Wheelchair Dependent (Part One)

This post is opinion based, not censored, and is a reflection of my personal journey. I have Dysautonomia and Periodic Paralysis that force me to be wheelchair dependent; however, there are rare days when I can stand and walk a few steps. I haven't always been wheelchair dependent, and therefore know what it is like… Continue reading The Annoying Challenges of Being Wheelchair Dependent (Part One)

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Five Things You Shouldn’t Say to Someone with an Invisible Disability

Hello. Some of you may know me well enough to know that I battle several chronic health conditions and almost every single one of them is an Invisible Disability; however, for those who don't know, I have a long list of health problems. We'll dive into that in a bit, but because of my real… Continue reading Five Things You Shouldn’t Say to Someone with an Invisible Disability

Health and Wellness

Fifteen Home Remedies for Nausea Relief

Nausea can be caused by so many health conditions, viruses, and general illness that it is important to consult your doctor if you are experiencing long periods of nausea, vomiting, or relating symptoms such as dehydration, headaches, dizziness, or likewise. Take care of you! Fifteen Home Remedies for Nausea Relief 1. Seaband Bracelet This is… Continue reading Fifteen Home Remedies for Nausea Relief

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Why I keep a Health Journal and How it has Changed my Life

So, to kick this off I would like to give you some background information. I have several odd chronic illnesses: Dysautonomia/ POTS, Periodic Paralysis, Meniereโ€™s Disease, Madelungs Deformity, Chronic Fatigue. Also, a list of more common issues like: Migraines, Asthma, Gluten Sensitivity, Lactose Intolerance, Digestive Issues, Arthritis, and others. Most of my health issues have… Continue reading Why I keep a Health Journal and How it has Changed my Life

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Migraine Emergency Kit

How to Make a Migraine Kit Hello! Oh hush, not so loud.  Migraines run in my family and I too have been given the curse of these unbearable monsters. For the majority of people whom I have met with migraines, they have told me that they know when a migraine is coming.  A stomach ache,… Continue reading Migraine Emergency Kit