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Babes, we are not doctors. Nor are we lawyers. In fact, we're just a bunch of women (and a few men) who are sick and want to share resources. So please be careful what you do after reading medical advice here. Always speak to your health care professional before trying a new medication, supplement, exercise routine, etc. ChronicBabe.com and its staff are not liable if bad stuff happens to you, and we would hate for bad stuff to happen to you! So be smart, savvy, and do your own research. XO Jenni, the Editrix
Chronic Journey refers to our individual paths toward healing. The root word for heal, hale, is the same word for “whole,” (tweet this) which tells me that although I am not physically healthy, it does not mean I am not a whole and useful person. Those of us with chronic pain and illness are traveling toward goals of our own making. Some of us want to be better at…Continue
I feel like Michigan only got a few weeks of fall before it started to snow. It's 24 degrees today, and I feel like that's really unreasonable. Mother Nature, you need to take a break.
Also, the cold weather really hurts my bones and I've got T-Rex fingers going on, so I'm having to backspace a lot due to typos and it's really annoying me.
I'm not a happy camper, tbh.
I know it's not invisible illness week anymore, but I thought this would be an intro into who I am
1. The illnesses I live with are: GAD, depression, chronic sinusitis, chronic tension headaches, TMJ, food/environmental allergies, pigment dispersion disorder knee problems (they're not sure why), and recently its been suggested that I have non-epileptic absent seizures
2. I was diagnosed with it in the year: GAD/depression 2011, chronic…