The guilt that comes with an 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 […]

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6 things I’ve learned while living with chronic illness

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 […]

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8 Natural Tips For IC & PFD Flares
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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 […]

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