Will I - A pain poem
Autoimmune conditions, Chronic Illness, chronic pain conditions, chronic pain india, fibromyalgia, invisible illness, poem, Uncategorized

Will I ? – A Pain Poem

Will I ever be able to live pain free and struggle free? Will I ever be able to fulfill all my dreams, that I worked hard my entire life for? Will I ever? ... .. . Just one simple question; I keep asking myself every single night ! Lying in the bed, drenched in tears… Continue reading Will I ? – A Pain Poem

Autoimmune conditions, Chronic Illness, chronic pain conditions, chronic pain india, fibromyalgia, invisible illness, Uncategorized

The year of not giving up

Last year was tough. I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, a neuro-musculoskeletal pain disorder and my chronic pains basically decided everything for me. No, it has no cure. Chronic pain is a bitch . It eats and gnaws on you slowly leaving you such that you will never be whole again. It kills a part of… Continue reading The year of not giving up

Painlessly Yours
Autoimmune conditions, chronic pain conditions, chronic pain india, Hashimoto's disease, invisible illness, Letters, self care

Painlessly Yours – A letter to my self

Dear You, I know, what you are going through at this moment is terribly unbearable. But I want you to remember that "This pain doesn't define you." You are not this pain. You are not this disease. You are not the helplessness you experience. You are not the sympathy people give you. You are not… Continue reading Painlessly Yours – A letter to my self

Doctor's Directory
Autoimmune conditions, Chronic Illness, chronic pain conditions, invisible illness

Why we feel a Doctor’s Directory is required?

Many of us have faced those tough times where we have gone to multiple doctors with our issues of severe pain to weird symptoms list and no idea how and why all this is happening to us. Confused and scared, with a hope that the doctor we are visiting will have all the answers to… Continue reading Why we feel a Doctor’s Directory is required?

Autoimmune conditions, Chronic Illness, Ulcerative Colitis

My Journey through Ulcerative Colitis : Diagnosis

I am an Indian, settled in Japan. I am blessed with one big, happy family; a loving husband, one son & daughter, my mother-in-law, my brother-in-law & his family, & my own mother & brother’s family living nearby. I always felt, I had everything one could wish for. But, things started to change in August,… Continue reading My Journey through Ulcerative Colitis : Diagnosis

Autoimmune conditions, Chronic Illness, chronic pain conditions, Hashimoto's disease, invisible illness, self care

Recommended Reads – 5 Books that help you heal your body

“You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, who had ever been alive.”― James Baldwin I don't… Continue reading Recommended Reads – 5 Books that help you heal your body

Autoimmune conditions, Chronic Illness, chronic pain conditions, invisible illness, mental illness

Invisible Illness – Why is it important to understand them?

"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?

The Winning Horse
Autoimmune conditions, Chronic Illness, chronic pain conditions, Hashimoto's disease, invisible illness

The Winning Horse – A Hashi Warrior

“You don’t look sick. Stop faking it to gain sympathy!” Even after five years his words haunt me during those lonely nights when life threatens to get overbearing. *-*-*-* I started working at the age of 21 and by the time I was 30 I had reached a decent stage in my career or so… Continue reading The Winning Horse – A Hashi Warrior