abuse, fandom

When The Exorcist Hits Home

Content note: discussions of abuse I have always enjoyed media around scary things. Scary things tend to help my PTSD, but there’s something more to it. It’s something I’ve been trying to figure out how to word, but just couldn’t ever fully construct the thought. When I heard they were making a TV series about The Exorcist, …

nortriptyline

Nortriptyline: Day 40

I’ve been on nortriptyline for forty days now. I am seeing a very slight decrease in my migraines. When I have them upon waking up, I can usually combat them with caffeine. This wasn’t necessarily true before, and that’s why I sought out treatment anyway. I’ve found that if I don’t sleep enough, that’s when …

joint decisions

Matt Across America

If you’ve been paying attention to the Joint Decisions Facebook page this morning, you already know that there’s something exciting going on! If you missed it, though, head over and check out all the lives videos with Matt Iseman being posted today on Facebook and Instagram. In case you missed it: Janssen Biotech, Inc. and Joint …

kirsten gets political, politics

CHIP Needs Our Help

The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) was passed in August 1997, taking effect the next month. What this program does is give states funds (that they must match) that help to cover children living in low-income households that don’t qualify for Medicaid. It’s undergone expansion, adding protection for a couple million more children thanks to President Obama. …

Two is Better Than One #RABlogWeek
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Two is Better Than One #RABlogWeek

It’s RA Blog Week! Today’s prompt is: Partners – Where would we be without our partners? They are often not just partners but caregivers. Tell your partners’ story. This is a tricky post for me for some reason. I can’t quite grasp why. I mean, I’m always straightforward about how being sick can complicate relationships. Hell, I’m …