Trapped in a World Pool of Thoughts

  So…It seems like my last few posts have been about the mental state. But I honestly think the mental state determines a lot in someones health. Is it normal for someone to cry every night for absolutely no reason? I mean start off on the verge of tears and all of a sudden they…

Travelling with a Chronic Illness

As I am heading out in several hours for a much needed vacation. I wanted to write a quick blog about Travelling (yes I’m Canadian this is how we spell it) and the necessities that go with it especially with a chronic illness. I am heading to Las Vegas for a week. Destination Choice: Check…

Living a ‘normal’ life with interstitial cystitis (Chronic Bladder Pain)

When I first saw a urologist (2015), it was due to ongoing bladder/kidney ‘infections’. I think in four months before my doctor took some course of action I suffered from symptoms of 3 separate infections. But after every single antibiotic dosage…the symptoms rapidly came back. On the third arrival to the clinic. She asked me…

Biggest Mistake: Ignoring results of a high AM Cortisol test

Lately, everything had been going well. I have been managing a full schedule and being as healthy as I could-despite the fibro, endo and all the other side issues I am dealing with. In May I was sent to a specialist for endometriosis who decided to send me for blood tests to check hormone levels….

Painsomnia VS Insomnia

Midnight. Yet, I’m still up. And I’ve been traveling around like a nutbar. I am beyond exhausted. Not just sleepy tired, but physically and mentally tired. I feel like a walking zombie and the only way I will heal is through taking a vacation…. AWAY from everyone and everything. Again, why am I still up…

10 Things doctors don’t tell you about living with chronic pain

Being 23 years old and a Guinea Pig… Or a lab rat, whichever you prefer… I’ve come up with a list of 10 things that Doctors don’t tell you about living through Chronic Pain. ¬†Okay. This is one that was already in the intro… Feeling Like a Lab Rat. Living with these conditions you will…

Cycle of Eating Disorder Relapse

Summer is in full swing. Normally I should feel good right? Wrong. Something has been feeling off lately. And I finally placed what the “off” part was. For those who have been following my posts, you know I suffer from a binge eating disorder. If not, you can click here. At the end of the…

Living with concussion symptoms

    Concussions are one of the more dangerous, if not the most dangerous injury one can suffer. The reasons why are; A) Concussions can happen with a slight head whip to smashing your head into something. Both can cause it, whether the impact is light or severe… B) Once you’ve had a concussion, you…

Mandatory Vacation

Work, School, Skating, Social Life…A body can only take a tight schedule for so long before it starts breaking down. Once the break-down starts, good luck getting back to “normal”. …I know it has been a while since my last post. But I broke my body with over-scheduling and even though I am better, I…

Addiction to Pain Killers

  Every week I seem to have a theme happening with my posts. This week the theme I have jumped on was addiction. If you missed my other blog that I posted on Monday about the addiction to adrenaline, you can click here. After the adrenaline addiction post was added, I received an email asking:…

Two new Endo doctors, Two VERY different views

First of all, it has been nearly two weeks since I have posted. This is not because I abandoned the website but because after opening up about my eating disorder, I did not feel anything could top that post. Before I start, I want to thank everyone for their responses/messages on all the post but…

Skating my way through pain

May 12th, is Fibromyalgia Awareness Day, and for this day, I have decided to tackle one question I constantly receive. Question: How can you figure skate/compete while having fibromyalgia/being in constant pain? Point A: I will throw this out there right away…I am probably one of the more stubborn people you’ll ever meet. When I…