Category: Identity

  • My Life as an Artist with Chronic Pain

    My Life as an Artist with Chronic Pain

    If you didn’t know, I’m an artist, and this year I’ve decided to take my art more seriously. But there are days when I remember that being a full-time artist was never in the cards for me.  I’ve been drawing for as long as I can remember. I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia when I was […]

  • Fibromyalgia Care Pack – Buy Now!

    Fibromyalgia Care Pack – Buy Now!

    Do you have fibromyalgia (FMS) and struggle to explain it to people? Are you tired of explaining yourself over and over? Or do you need some encouragement to keep going when your chronic pain is flaring up? The Fibromyalgia Care Pack contains poster pages that you can print out and hang on your wall when […]

  • I’m Chronically Ill, Not an Inspiration

    I’m Chronically Ill, Not an Inspiration

    When you’re part of a minority, people expect you to speak on behalf of everyone in that minority. If you speak publicly about your experiences, they expect you to be a good activist, someone to point to and say: “See? If they can do it, so can you!”  But that’s not fair. My experiences with […]