Tips for Cooking with Chronic Pain and Illness. | Photo by Nicole via Flickr.

Tips for Cooking with Chronic Pain.

One of the most difficult things about living with chronic pain and illness is that life must go on no matter how terrible you feel.  We must eat, drink, and have shelter – these things are fundamental requirements for living.  (Along with coffee, yes?)  Yet, those of us that are chronically ill know that cooking with […]

Lupus spelled out with Plaquenil – an anti-malarial drug often used to treat lupus. | Going through the depths of my sickness with lupus.

Diagnosis Number Three: Lupus.

Three chronic illnesses?  Lupus? Are you kidding me? In November of 2015 I began suffering from debilitating pain while living in Germany.  This pain, along with other symptoms, has made it very difficult for me to function normally. Going to the doctor in Germany (several doctors, actually) turned out to be less than helpful, and so I’ve looked […]