Please tell me how I’m not handicapped

Please tell me now I'm not handicapped and can't use the disabled parking. I DESERVE my handicapped parking that comes with my disability tag. (No, I didn't steal it from my grandma.) But since I look "healthy" go ahead and tell me I'm not handicapped... Please tell me how I'm not handicapped when it takes…

Blessed to be Chronic

Anger, sadness, self-pity, feeling unjust come to mind when I think about living with the most painful condition known to the medical community but blessed was not one until recently. For me complex regional pain syndrome (crps) overtook my life in my early twenties. The point of my life where I was a newlywed starting…

The terrible, horrible, no good, very bad

I try to be a happy person. Each day I like to write three things or people I am grateful for to help me focus on my happiness journey. Since becoming sick and joining the chronic community I've felt particularly pressured to be "happy", to have a "positive outlook" on life. No one wants to…