Category: Chronic Illness

Lisa’s Perfect Match

SometimesĀ anĀ individual doesn’t realize the incredible story of overcoming her life is until it’s pointed out to her. Lisa* is definitely one of those individuals. * Her real name, used with permission. Lisa’s aunt, her mother’s sister, was diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease when Lisa was 23. “Even though I didn’t have any symptoms, I knew Read More

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Chasing My Dr. House

The phone call regarding her dad being transported to the hospital with chest pains happened a few hours after the headache that started Cara* down a path she’s still on today – 8 years later. Thankfully, her dad recovered from his mild heart attack. Cara, however, still lives daily with a severe headache. * Her Read More

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Broken but Priceless

  Many of us face a health struggle at some point in our lives. Uncomfortable and inconvenient as it may be, it generally has a short duration. 133 million Americans wish for a health struggle with a short duration. Instead, they suffer from chronic illnesses, which are ongoing, incurable, and invisible illnesses. Erin* is one Read More

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