When chronic illness makes you gaslight yourself

When someone breaks their arm, they can easily look down and see that it's broken. Reassurance that the pain and discomfort they are feeling isn't just in their head is constantly there if they just look at their mangled limb. Yep, there's my cast. I saw the X-Ray, my arm is in really bad shape. … Continue reading When chronic illness makes you gaslight yourself

Learning to enjoy life with a Disability

I haven't written an article in quite some time. I'll be honest, I've been grappling with something since I won my disability case. After the initial feelings of overwhelming relief started to wear off, I realized that I could now fully accept my status as a disabled individual and move on with my life. With … Continue reading Learning to enjoy life with a Disability

A quick rundown of my diagnoses / disabilities

Septo-Optic Dysplasia (SOD) Which caused: -  Panhypopituitarism (PHP) I'm being treated for the following deficiencies caused by PHP: -Hypothyroidism-Hypogonadism-Adult Growth Hormone Deficiency-Secondary Adrenal Insufficiency -  Optic Nerve Hypoplasia Causing partial blindness due to: -Bitemporal Hemianopsia (complete loss of peripheral vision)-Double Nystagmus (which moves at different speeds at different directions)-Overall low vision -  Absence of Septum Pellucidum Here are … Continue reading A quick rundown of my diagnoses / disabilities