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, Chronic Illness, chronic pain conditions, chronic pain india, invisible illness, Letters, Micro Blogs, self care, Uncategorized

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, Letters, mental illness, self care, Uncategorized

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

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..

Dear friend, I'm getting there, and I believe you.
Autoimmune conditions, Caregiver, chronic pain conditions, chronic pain india, invisible illness, Letters, Uncategorized

Dear friend, I’m getting there, and I believe you!

A year ago, this day, my eyes were opened to how petty my problems were, and how ignorant an educated idiot I was.¬† Or maybe I was not to be blamed entirely. For no one and no institute ever brought into focus, anything about Chronic Pain. So, naturally, it was quite tough for me to… Continue reading Dear friend, I’m getting there, and I believe you!

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

the road less travelled
Autoimmune conditions, Chronic Illness, chronic pain conditions, invisible illness, Letters

The Road Less Travelled 

A post dedicated to times when our health came between our paths (career, goals, etc. ) and we were scared to take a decision.