The Vulnerability of Visibility

By Jeannette - Within the chronic illness community we speak a lot about the importance of visibility.  We discuss the need to self-advocate, to have our rights heard, and the importance of speaking out against stigma, especially when you have an illness that has debilitating symptoms that impact our interactions with the world, but aren’t always … Continue reading The Vulnerability of Visibility

Advertisements

6 Tips For Surviving Holiday Gatherings When Your Chronic Illness Drains You

By Jorie - For some of us, there’s nothing worse than trying to muster up the strength and courage to push through a busy family gathering. Pair that with the holidays, and you have a perfect recipe for disaster. Personally, anxiety tends to be one of my worst companions when I’m trying to make it … Continue reading 6 Tips For Surviving Holiday Gatherings When Your Chronic Illness Drains You