Living with an Invisible Illness

When Fibromyalgia was first mentioned in the medical world, due to its inability to be diagnosed through an actual test (blood, xray, MRI etc), it was mocked and dismissed, causing untold trauma to people seeking help for this debilitating condition. Countless numbers of people fell silent, coming to the realization that many were not taking… Continue reading Living with an Invisible Illness

I Fought the Flu and the Flu Won…at Least for a Week.

Ah the joys of being a single parent and being horrifically sick. I don't mean a cold or even the misery of bronchitis. I mean...the flu. Smack in the middle of July, I wake up one morning with the mother of all headaches and I'm achy. I thought, great, getting sick. I wasn't too bothered… Continue reading I Fought the Flu and the Flu Won…at Least for a Week.