When I first moved out of home, I struggled to build my independence. From leaving home for boarding school, half way through my teenage years, to settling in a rental […]

Getting a stable income, when you have an unstable illness can be hard. From introducing yourself to an employer as a reliable worker, to keeping that reputation with sick leave […]

Anyone who lives with a chronic illness comes to a point in their life where they begin to ask a simple question: how does this impact on my employability? Our […]

As a woman turning 30 this year, I have been employed and living with a chronic illness. I have had a full-time job in several different fields with my chronic […]

I want to preface this post by stating clearly for one and all that I am not a ‘gym person’. Lots of people actually will tell you this, in the […]

Everyone that has any type of lupus has something troubling their skin. There is even a skin-specific type of lupus. In my past I have had a few nasty run-ins […]

Last year, as we all know, was a rough year for me. Even this year seems to have started out rough for me. Yet, it is not all doom and […]

Over the years I have undertaken an array of different courses of study. All of this has occurred whilst I have been ‘distracted’ with one health trouble or another. It […]

I have had some amazing doctors through the years. Who could blame them? The last few years I have been even more exceptional than my typical special. We all know […]

This will not be a discussion on how this year has changed me. It seems to me, that you may have heard a fair bit about this year already, regardless […]

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