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Strength in Numbers

  I’m this close to the dream My chronic illness is slowing down things By the end of the day I can’t even lift my arms I just want to live somewhere with barns A smaller population so we aren’t so close together Like an animal being fed just to be skinned later for leather…

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So Hard to Write

My arm is so itchy it’s hard to write Why won’t any medical professional help with my plight I’m trying to stay strong, trying to fight I wish I could sleep for just one night Without waking up in pain screaming in fright That’s why I am awake tonight I am muffling my cries of…

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Invisible Illness is Being Ignored

Invisible illness gets me ignored in the ER How funny they’ll treat a cold but not a cluster or migraine Just because they can’t see or measure the pain Only sympathetic doctors understand the others are insane How can they possibly know what’s happening inside my brain I’ve been told to go home when I…