Chronic Illness Life is a Lonely Life

I was told about the symptoms of myasthenia gravis (MG). I was even told you about the possible side effects of the treatments I was put on (like prednisone and…

Affirmations: What are they & What are the Benefits?

With last month’s Self Love Project, I implemented daily affirmations into my life. As cheesy as it sounds I believe that affirmations are a key piece to the puzzle in…

Staying Positive After a Set Back

I had my routine follow-up appointment with my specialist today. It didn’t go as planned and I must say I took it hard. What upset me even more was that…

A New Path Forward: Positivity and Lifestyle

This winter has been the hardest for me in terms of depression. I feel like I should be so much further ahead. What I mean by that is further along…

Coping with Depression and Myasthenia Gravis

Have you ever driven somewhere and it seems to always take longer to get somewhere than it does it get back? I feel like the opposite is true for me…

Fear of Showing my MG

Fear: a distressing emotion brought about by impending threat danger or pain; concern or anxiety; something that causes feelings of dread or apprehension. I’ve talked about fear before but it…

Unpretty: MG Stole my Self Esteem

Today I looked at myself in the mirror and liked what I saw. Not on a conceited tip like “damn I look good” but I don’t remember the last time…

Chronically Ill and Depressed

Being diagnosed with myasthenia gravis may have been the most paramount obstacle of my life. One day I was perfectly fine and the next day I was “ill”. I was…

Little Miss ANTI Social

For as long as I can remember people have told me that I’m “anti-social” or that I’m unapproachable. While I could try to attribute some of this to RBF (resting…

Chronically Ill and Terminally Single

“Boy meets girl. Girl perfect woman.” They fall in love, get married, pop out some babies and live happily ever after. It’s a story as old as time. While most…


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