The guilt that comes with an illness.
6 things I’ve learned while living with chronic illness
Today I had to cancel plans with a friend… for the fourth time in a row. She had a baby a few weeks ago and I haven’t been able to go see them due to my painful flares. This makes me feel like a terrible friend due to the guilt I hang on to since […]
8 Natural Tips For IC & PFD Flares
1. Knowledge is power. Educate yourself and be your own advocate because the healthcare system does not give you the support you need when dealing with a chronic illness. Especially if you are a “young” female under the age of 50. 2. Everything is connected. Mind-body-soul. Healing doesn’t mean just taking medication or pain meds […]
What is Interstitial Cystitis and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and how are they related? Interstitial Cystitis (aka IC) is a bladder condition that is characterized by chronic pelvic pain, a frequent and urgent need to urinate (some people can urinate up to 60 times a day), at times there is pain or discomfort when the bladder […]