5 Reasons We Need Patient Assistance Charities It’s no secret that national healthcare costs have skyrocketed in recent years. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reports that in 2016, health care spending had reached an average of $10,345 for each … Continue reading

Spoonie Guide: Enjoying the Holidays It’s the most wonderful time of the year, or is it? According to a 2015 survey, it’s actually the most stressful. Sixty-two percent of respondents described their stress level as “very or somewhat” elevated during the … Continue reading

The Unique Type of Loneliness That Comes With Chronic Illness It seems like getting familiar with loneliness is inherent in living the chronic illness life. This loneliness doesn’t come from being literally and physically alone, though I’m learning there is a decent … Continue reading

Equip Yourself With These 4 Breast Cancer-Fighting Apps Cancer doesn’t mark the calendar. It doesn’t care about your Thanksgiving plans and it definitely doesn’t hibernate. So even though Breast CancerAwareness Month is over, more than 250,000 women are still expected to be diagnosed with … Continue reading

The Anxiety of Leaving My House as a Person With Chronic Illness Every time I’m planning a trip away from home or a holiday, it terrifies me, especially if I’m traveling alone, because, put simply, I don’t trust my body. … Continue reading