April 11, 2018

I remember reading a post that said "the only thing predictable about Dysautonomia is that it's unpredictable" and I couldn't say it better myself. Making lasting changes is hard enough when you're able-bodied, but when you're chronically ill it can feel impossible. I know the first 2 years after I first developed POTS, my main goal was to survive. I had no other thought running through my mind but "I need to get better." I guess in some way, that's still the main thought going through my mind on most days. 

There was one goal I had and implemented strategically back in late 2014 that I could learn a lot f...

January 31, 2018

POTS is a ruthless condition that often affects women in their childbearing age (although it can affect anyone). With this in mind, it's no wonder that many people with POTS become ill right before or during their college years. There's no perfect time to get sick but it's definitely no fun getting sick when you don't have the security of a post-secondary degree under your belt. 

Before developing POTS, I was starting my 3rd year of my BA in Psychology. I was taking courses full-time while working part-time at my dad's office. When POTS hit me in the beginning of the spring semester in 2014 (January 20th),...

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