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, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, fibromyalgia, Hashimoto's disease, Interstitial Cystitis, invisible illness, Ulcerative Colitis

Why I say, “I am fine.”, when I am actually not

Chronic pain comes with its own ups and downs. A struggle hard to explain others and then there is this constant urge to get better. You start making these coping mechanisms and strategies to deal with it. With time, slowly you start accepting your pain (takes months to years) depending on how you are dealing… Continue reading Why I say, “I am fine.”, when I am actually not