Caregiver, Chronic Illness, chronic pain conditions, chronic pain india, invisible illness, Letters

Imperfectly Perfect Life

No one's life is perfect, at least that's what I hear, and yet we all want to show the world how perfect our lives are. We have social media accounts with perfect smiles, pictures, laughter, vacations, food. I have a perfect life too, or rather I HAD one. I have a supportive husband, house, dog,… Continue reading Imperfectly Perfect Life

Autoimmune conditions, Central Pain Syndrome, Centralised Pain Syndrome, chronic pain india, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, fibromyalgia, invisible illness, self care, Self Care tips, spoonie, Uncategorized

Float Therapy & Review of Chennai Floats

Float therapy is considered to be one of the most powerful tools relaxation, pain and stress management apart from wellness. Like any other therapy it is advised to take continuous sessions to see better results with time. This therapy has both, physical and mental benefits.How does it work? Benefits of Float Therapy:*-*-*-*In the recent times,… Continue reading Float Therapy & Review of Chennai Floats

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Things you don’t see about my invisible illness!

1. But you look so good!. Yes, still I have days when my whole body is hurting and aching. 2. Most of the days I go outside is to visit my doctors. Yes, I appear confident and calm but sometimes I am anxious what new fear will unfold. 3 . When I meet my friends… Continue reading Things you don’t see about my invisible illness!

Autoimmune conditions, Chronic Illness, chronic pain conditions, chronic pain india, fibromyalgia, invisible illness, mental illness, self care, spoonie, Uncategorized

Learning to Accept my Diagnosis and Moving Ahead

Pain is an old enemy, and a new friend. I write today to talk about my journey of coming to terms with my health conditions – Fibromyalgia Syndrome, and Bipolar Affective Disorder Type 2. I have learnt to accept that I live with these two disorders, and that I can still live a meaningful life… Continue reading Learning to Accept my Diagnosis and Moving Ahead

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A Letter to the Warrior Woman I have become by Pooja Priyamvada

Dear Pooja, Read this when there is minimum brain fog and your muscles are allowing you to smile. I remember you as the chubby cherub in the hills, the no-physical activity kid who used to live in some parallel reality of books and colors. I remember you as the sickly child who would always catch… Continue reading A Letter to the Warrior Woman I have become by Pooja Priyamvada

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Rakshabandhan Special : My little brother grew up!

My brother and I have an amazing relationship since childhood. I was one year and four months old when he was born and it is the best day of my life till now. I guess my parents gave me the best gift ever. I was over protective about him always. He was my best friend… Continue reading Rakshabandhan Special : My little brother grew up!

Autoimmune conditions, Central Pain Syndrome, Centralised Pain Syndrome, Chronic Illness, chronic pain conditions, chronic pain india, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, fibromyalgia, Hashimoto's disease, invisible illness, self care, Self Care tips, Uncategorized

Book Review: Pain Free for Women – The Revolutionary Program for Ending Chronic Pain by Pete Egoscue with Roger Gittines

About the Book Women today not only deserve but should expect a pain-free, active lifestyle, no matter their age, no matter their previous experience. In his famed San Diego clinic, Pete Egoscue has taught women of all ages and from all walks of life how to use the Egoscue Method for safe, effective, and permanent… Continue reading Book Review: Pain Free for Women – The Revolutionary Program for Ending Chronic Pain by Pete Egoscue with Roger Gittines

Autoimmune conditions, Chronic Illness, chronic pain india, Hashimoto's disease, invisible illness, self care, Self Care tips, Uncategorized

5 things I learnt in 5 years of dealing with chronic illness

Dealing with chronic illness is eye opener is many ways. It's been five years I was diagnosed with Hashimoto and every day since then has been a new lesson in itself. Be it physically, mentally or emotionally - there are new surprises awaiting me every morning.  Some good, some bad but all important nevertheless. So today,… Continue reading 5 things I learnt in 5 years of dealing with chronic illness

But yes, today I am happy to achieve something that earlier I thought impossible. I don't know how long I would continue , but at the end of the day I understand I tried my best. And I fought a good battle.
Autoimmune conditions, Central Pain Syndrome, Centralised Pain Syndrome, Chronic Illness, chronic pain conditions, chronic pain india, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, fibromyalgia, Interstitial Cystitis, invisible illness, Letters, self care, Uncategorized

Celebrating little victories..

Who doesn't like celebrations, those claps and being appreciated once in a while. Since childhood we are used to waiting for such moments and cherish them in our own ways. But if despite being young, you are someone who has been dealing with physical and mental health issues for years now, this may not happen… Continue reading Celebrating little victories..