The spoon theory is still one of the most universally recognizable metaphors for having a chronic illness.
By 2017, yoga is more than a trend. For me, it meant looking at my body in a new way...and appreciating it for how this disease has changed it. Growing up, I couldn't gain weight to save my life. I was a whopping 99 lbs. soaking wet in high school. I danced competitively all four … Continue reading How Yoga is Changing How I See My Body
Below is a real time journaling of a panic attach, which (at the time) could have mirrored a TIA episode. The text was originally handwritten in a notebook and I've omitted any personal details, including doctor names for privacy's sake. I have used the iPhone app, Migraine Coach (full review here), to track my migraines … Continue reading Real Time Blog: Diary of a Panic Attack