Nothing is What it Seems, When Your Worst Nightmares Become your Dreams

I found this in an old journal, written close to a year ago in the thick of the aftermath of having the health I fought so hard to reclaim stripped away. - - - - Relapse from Lyme disease was dismal, a repugnant and vile defeat. Even worse, it wasn't real. The reality I was wading... Continue Reading →

Nostalgia’s Role in Chronic Illness

After the initial hurt of breaking up with a romantic partner, we have an almost instinctual tendency to remember all of the bad times about the relationship rather than the good ones. Oddly, on the other hand, when illness forces us to break up with the familiarity of our old lives,  we have an almost... Continue Reading →

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