How to survive the summer heat with a chronic illness

Because of our Lupus and our POTS (postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome) the heat never makes me feel well and causes our symptoms to flare up.

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10 Questions with Em & Kate - Europe Edition

Like all of our question series we answer everything seperately and don't read each others answers till we're all done writing - keeps it more fun that way. Here we go!

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Chronic illness symptoms we are struggling with on a day to day basis

Lupus, POTS (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome), Ehlers Danlos Syndrome and Mast Cell Activation Disorder come with an array of symptoms.

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Our 5 non-negotiable purse items

Em & I love reading “what’s in our purse” blogs so we thought we’d do one of our own!

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How does caffeine affect our health?

Caffeine affects people in different ways, especially those with POTS (postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome). See how we handle incorporating caffeine into our lives and how it impacts our chronic illnesses.

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2018 Goals

Technically it’s still January and still the beginning of 2018 which means there’s plenty of time to get our New Year goals underway. This year we want to focus on our health, wellbeing and tackling our invisible illnesses.

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What Causes our autoimmune and autonomic symptoms to flare up ?

We experience a change in our chronic illness symptoms for a variety of reasons. Be it from POTS (postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome), LUPUS, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome or Mast Cell Activation Disorder, see how we combat a flare up.

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10 Questions with Em & Kate

We thought we'd do 10 random questions so our readers could get to know us better! Like all of our question series we answer everything seperately and don't read each others answers till we're all done writing - keeps it more fun that way. 

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Why did we want to start a Health & Wellness Blog?

We’ve both been dealing with chronic & invisible illnesses for over a decade and both have been diagnosed with Lupus, POTS (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia), EDS (Ehlers Danlos Syndrome) and MCAD (Mast Cell Activation Disorder). We wanted to showcase how we deal with our symptoms, flare ups, over all health and wellbeing and stigma that not all disabilities look the same.

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