Food is sustenance, comfort, friendship, spirituality, community, and love. With our illness, though, it can also earn us bonus mileage to the emergency room. A 30-pound weight gain after I first went on my meds very quickly taught me that my survival depended on eating smart. But I wasnt about to trade in my dearly-beloved pizza and wings and cheesecake for yucky rabbit food.
Instead, I came up with a way of having my cake and eating it, too, with absolutely no compromise to flavor and...Read more
In acknowledgement of Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week, part of Mental Health Awareness Month...You may have noticed that kids... Read more »
The chance of being diagnosed with some sort of chronic illness in your lifetime is extremely high. In a PBS series entitled, Who Cares:... Read more »
The label of “narcissist” comes from a Greek myth about the hunter named Narcissus who was so proud of his own physical attractiveness... Read more »
People who have fibromyalgia, ME/CFS (chronic fatigue syndrome), chronic pain and any number of other chronic illnesses are in serious... Read more »
I’m often asked how to cope with bipolar disorder. It is a question all of us with the disorder are asked. The truth is, sometimes we cope... Read more »