Does Talking With Your Doctor Feel Like Talking to a Wall?

Do you leave your doctor appointments feeling like you just wasted your time talking to a wall? Today I share tips to help you get your doctor to listen to you.

Sentenced to Death: When a New Pain is Dismissed Because of Your Chronic Illness

Have healthcare professionals dismissed a new pain/symptom or blamed it on your chronic illness, depression, or weight? This is not healthcare! It is a death sentence!!!

Preparing for battle

Preparing for battle Prior to living with my chronic illnesses, I never feared or worried about doctor appointments.  If something felt odd, I made an appointment, the doctor diagnosed it, and then he fixed it.  Oh how I miss those days.  I am fortunate that since my first chronic diagnosis, many of my health battlesContinue reading “Preparing for battle”

How the coloring of medications put us at risk.

There is no medical benefit to adding color or flavoring to our medications.  In fact the dangers of coloring and flavoring them make me wonder why it is even legal to do so.  On one hand I understand pharmaceutical companies wanting to make it easier for mom and dad to medicate their child by providingContinue reading “How the coloring of medications put us at risk.”

Pets that detect illnesses

Meet Dr. Rocky. I am sure you have heard at least one story about how a dog or cat detected cancer or another health issue in their owners.  I have three cats, only one of them believes he has the power to heal me or at least to point out the area where the sourceContinue reading “Pets that detect illnesses”

Not so Paranoid

Every time someone says that I am paranoid something happens to prove that  what seems to be paranoia to them is actually justified fear on my part. Last Friday I went to see my doctor about a GI problem that has wormed its way into my life.  I decided to make use of my timeContinue reading “Not so Paranoid”

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