What chronically ill people wish family and friends understood around the holidays

What chronically ill people wish family and friends understood around the holidays

Living with a chronic illness, no matter the diagnosis, can be especially complicated during the holidays. Exposure to germs, weird foods, lack of rest, and lots of social pressure can really take its toll. I’ve lived my entire life with a disability so my family is used to me having “special needs.” I had gastric … Read More

Living with Alzheimer’s – a Caregiver Story (Living with Chronic Illness series)

Living with Alzheimer’s – a Caregiver Story (Living with Chronic Illness series)

A note from Jamie: This blog is part of the new series “Living with a Chronic Illness.” Brittney blogs over at Razorback Britt and I’m honored she’s sharing her story here today.   Living with Alzheimer’s- a Caregiver Story By Brittney Lee My dad has Alzheimer’s.  He has been diagnosed for a long time, but … Read More

Living with a Chronic Illness: a new series

Living with a Chronic Illness: a new series

  Life with a chronic illness is strange. It’s even stranger when you have more than one illness fighting for control within your body. Throughout my life, I’ve noticed how important it is for people going through similar struggles to be there for each other, to support each other. We support each other emotionally and … Read More