invisible illness

Don’t tell me I’m inspirational just because I have a disability

There is this social phenomenon that I have been reading a lot about lately, it’s called “inspiration porn.” It is basically this idea that people with disabilities are truly inspiring to everyone without disabilities because they get up in the morning and go about their day as if they weren’t cursed with such misfortunes. It’s actually […] Read more…

Listen Up: Sickboy Podcast

Want to know what one of the best things in the world is when you have a chronic illness? It’s being able to unapologetically talk about being sick. It is so refreshing to be able to openly discuss something that is a huge part of your life without trying to find pleasant ways to word it […] Read more…

I’m a HelloGiggler now!

I ate a lot of ice cream this week. In case you were wondering. Like…an obscene amount. I am disgusting. I’m blaming yoga. Because it’s never my fault. That has nothing to do with why I am writing this post, but I thought I would share in case you also ate a whole 2L tub […] Read more…

All I Want for Christmas is to not get glutened

Contributed by: Clare Bustin Buffet. Potluck. Dinner at a friends. Cocktail party. Banquet. Work party. All of these sound like fun social events, right? Well, not so much if you celiac disease. You may be able to get by through January to November having to face only a few of these daunting occasions, but once […] Read more…

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