"What are you suffering from? Never heard of it." "You are faking it. You look totally healthy to me." "It is all in your head." "You are just finding excuses for not working." "You are being lazy. That's all" "You are such an attention seeker." "Start concentrating your energy on something useful." "You don't look… Continue reading Invisible Illness – Why is it important to understand them?
Story of a young woman living with Interstitial Cystitis.
Today, I am not writing here as the girl trying to raise awareness for chronic pain and chronic illnesses. Today, I am writing as a chronic pain sufferer. Three years back, I was diagnosed with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome which has now converted into a condition called Central Pain Syndrome. Both are very uncommon conditions.… Continue reading How chronic pain and chronic illness sufferers are treated in emergencies in India
Where should I start from? I have so many questions lined up. Probably, I am going nuts. I mentioned PAIN. Its in block letters because it's excruciating and suffocating. Have you ever experienced a feeling when you just cant breath when your lungs are functioning normally. But, it is just that feeling when you want… Continue reading The urge to write – Is it the pain talking or is it the fear of getting lost due to pain?
I am writing this blog post today because I was in a horrifying scenario last night. I have a chronic pain condition and sometimes due to my condition I get these attacks when my laryngeal muscles start collapsing. I have difficulty speaking and breathing and I have collapsed twice due to not getting my medicine… Continue reading Denied Medicine in an Emergency Scenario by MedPlus pharmacy
A sudden symptom, gasping for breath, fear of death and then a touch of humanity.