Before my Ehlers-Danlos diagnosis,Athena and I bent ourselves around one another to sleep. Before my ASD diagnosis, Athena helped me stim. Before my sensory processing disorder diagnosis, Athena helped me … Continue reading Before and After: A Poem
Zebra Wrangling: Managing those pesky symptoms
In late summer 2018, I took a trip with my mother to Entwistle, Alberta, in Canada where her mother was born. It had been over a year since I had … Continue reading Zebra Wrangling: Managing those pesky symptoms
What I Wish Everyone Knew About Ehlers-Danlos
I posted a tip of the iceberg of what I want people to understand about Ehlers-Danlos to several social media sites early Sunday morning.
I have a few more to add now.
My Path to Diagnosis
For Ehlers-Danlos Awareness month, we are prompted to share our paths to diagnosis for day fifteen. It was a dreary winter day, normal and rainy like a typical December day … Continue reading My Path to Diagnosis
After lifetimes of confusing medical problems, an answer is now clear for many “When you hear hoofprints, think horses.” That is what doctors in training are taught. (To listen click … Continue reading Diagnosis: Zebra
These Antibiotics are Killing People Every Day
Do you read the paperwork that is handed to you by your pharmacy when you get a new prescription?
Going Public With a Mental Illness
I’ve been writing for Odyssey now since February. Although it may have seemed like an odd time to take on a new obligation, writing articles for a larger audience as … Continue reading Going Public With a Mental Illness
What is My “Mental Illness?”
Many people have inquired, so on my blog about dealing with Dissociative Identity Disorder, I went in-depth into what I deal with on a minute by minute basis. This is my “mental illness;” this is my life. Please click through and read the article. Thank you!
Although previously thought to be a rare disorder, it has been found that 1 to 3 percent of the general population actually meet the criteria for diagnosis of DID, making it just as common as bipolar disorder or schizophrenia.
Read on MyMEsBlog, Multiple Maggie: What is This Disorder: D.I.D.? — My MEs