Chronic Illness

Dysautonomia Awareness | A Day in the Life with POTS

POTS stands for Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome. It is a fairly common condition although it can go undiagnosed in a person for a long time. It took me 5 years to have a Tilt Table Test, which is the standard test to diagnose POTS. The umbrella term that POTS is under is called Dysautonomia. There… Continue reading Dysautonomia Awareness | A Day in the Life with POTS

Chronic Illness

My Experience with Autonomic Testing | Dysautonomia Awareness

I had this testing done during July of 2020 during the pandemic. Both I and the doctor and nurse performing the tests wore masks. Autonomic testing can be done to see how a person's autonomic nervous system is functioning. When a person has dysfunction of the autonomic systems, it is, from my understanding, called dysautonomia.… Continue reading My Experience with Autonomic Testing | Dysautonomia Awareness

Chronic Illness · Lifestyle · Mental Health

15 Facts About Me | I Am More Than Chronic/Mental Illness

I know I write a lot about chronic illness and mental illness here on my blog but I have more to my life outside of those illnesses as well. I wanted to show that all though these illnesses take over a large part of my life and impact me everyday, they are not the only… Continue reading 15 Facts About Me | I Am More Than Chronic/Mental Illness