Legit Places to Donate This Holiday Season

With the holidays upon us, I wanted to take a moment to highlight some of the amazing organizations that I love and support as well as individuals to consider donating to. Many organizations like the Salvation Army treat LGBT+ people terribly, even kicking people out of shelters because they’re transgender. Others, like the American Red …

My Mental Health Goes to Shit Sometimes #RABlogWeek2017

My Mental Health Goes to Shit Sometimes #RABlogWeek2017

It’s RA Blog Week! Today’s prompt is: Mental Health – How do you manage to maintain your mental health while dealing with autoimmune disease? Discuss how dealing with RA every day makes you emotional. Do you hide your emotions? I’ve talked a lot about how my mental health is impacted by being chronically ill. It’s …

Financial Resources for Chronically Fabulous College Attendees

Financial Resources for Chronically Fabulous College Attendees

Are you a current high school student starting to look at college next year, but wondering how to financially pull it off while living with health crud? Do you know one? Here’s a great collection of financial resources for chronically fabulous students looking at or attending college. General Of course, FastWeb is one of the …

Help Tell the World: #PatientsHavePower

Help Tell the World: #PatientsHavePower

I am proud to announce that we are official participants in the Patients Have Power campaign run by Clara Health (who runs the Breakthrough Crew!). This campaign is a Boston based initiative aligning the world’s epicenter of healthcare around one message: Patients Have Power. The movement is comprised of patients, caregivers, allies, nurses, doctors, researchers, members …