Is it Loud in Here or is it Just Me?

I talk a lot about my chronic illnesses and disabilities because I think it’s important and it’s a part of my life as much as rude customers and getting cut off on the freeway is. But one of the many inconveniences I don’t always talk about is sensory sensitivities. It doesn’t happen often, but there…

Visible Invisibility

  These two photos were taken today, the lighter colored one was taking at 5am, the other one just about an hour ago. Migraines are generally whats called an “Invisible Illness” basically your sick but you don’t exactly look sick. Sometimes however certain symptoms can make your invisible illness very very visible. What’s going on here is that…

Canna-what?!

I smoke cannabis. Unlike most of my generation I didn’t even try it until I was about twenty seven. It wasn’t as if I didn’t have access to it, because I sure as shit had access to it; not just at home but also at school. I was offered weed as early as eight years…

My Body is The Enemy: Peace in Wartime

Every advice column, blog and article I read about loving my body, the first thing they say is that my “body is not the enemy” and that I “should love it for what it is” and I don’t know about you guys but that isn’t for me; at least not anymore. I’ve come to the…