“But You Don’t Look That Sick”
Officially Diagnosed With Painful Bladder Syndrome
“But you don’t look that sick”. I heard that for the first time, from someone I have not seen in years and to be honest, they are right. Sometimes, I don’t look sick. In fact, it’s amazing what a little concealer and blush can do. It even confuses me on the days when my face is […]
Why are insurance companies denying women with pelvic pain?
I had my new urologist appointment yesterday and it was confirmed that I have Interstitial Cystitis (IC)/Painful Bladder Syndrome (PBS) along with my pelvic floor dysfunction. He explained to me that IC was the term used for painful Hunner’s lesions in the bladder, but over the years many people (mainly women but men can get […]
Along with abdominal pain, I have Pelvic Floor Dysfunction flares. They are what I call banana flares, because it knocks me off my feet (Ha! get it?). The one I had last Friday was a doozy but I am developing the strength to get through them without it becoming a catastrophe. I would normally have […]