Category: Chronic Illness


There has been some controversy around the disease categories IBD and IBS, and I wanted to address it with a commentary from someone who has been in these kind of discussions across the life sciences field.

Reflections on 2021

2021 has been a blur of a year for many. Some say it feels like an extension of 2020, but I tend to disagree.

Homemade Lavender Milk Bath

Find the original post here I love all things lavender. Essential oils, cakes, cookies…the list goes on …

Paint With Me: Finding a Coping Skill for IBD

Today I talk about how I found what coping skill worked best for me to manage my IBD and my mental health.


Mental health is extremely important, and that’s why I’m talking about this even though it’s also very private and personal.

Having Friends Who Have A Mental Illness

Originally from Michelle on Schizophrenic NYC Do you have a friend with a mental illness? Odds are …

12 Things TO Say To Someone With A Chronic Illness

Originally from Two Being Healthy Several months ago we published a list (click here to read) of …

The Spiral into the Pit

I’ve thought of hundreds of ways to try and explain these fazes of despair and self-pity and all I can come up with is the age old cliché of the bottomless pit.

5 Things You Could Give To Someone With Multiple Sclerosis

Originally on Damian’s Channel Our Ambassador Damian gives us 5 things to give someone with MS. Some …

Note to Self

So live fully, despite your limitations. Live happily, despite your fear. Smile from your soul, because you are an innately optimistic person