Blog: Living Mighty Well

Your Mind Is a Powerful Tool: 6 Lessons for the Chronically Ill

 Having a chronic illness comes with a lot of information one often wishes to have known since the beginning of a medical diagnosis. “Toni Morrison said, ‘The function of freedom is to free someone else,’ and if you are no longer wracked or in bondage to a person or a way of life, tell your story. Risk freeing someone else. Not everyone will be glad that you did. Members of your family and other ...
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5 Ways to Stop Being Frustrated by Your Limitations

Hi, hello there! Have you ever watched the movie “Kill Bill 2”? Do you remember the scene in which Beatrix Kiddo desperately tries to wiggle her toes? Well, that is kind of what I go through… EVERY. SINGLE. MORNING!! As I mentioned in my last post, I have a chronic illness in my peripheral nerve system and it has affected my muscles too. Physically speaking, I do have some limitations; I can’t ...
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Creating Meaning and Purpose While Living With Chronic Illness

Being a Boss Lady is hard: Managing your business, other people, and a growing startup presence. Then add on top of that, managing your 3 IV infusions through your PICC line a day, oral medication, doctors appointments, a home care nurse, weekly blood works, and a slew of symptoms that seem to pop up at their convenience....
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A Fighter's Journey: Living With a Rare Illness

I’ve pressed the delete button on my keyboard a million times by now… (why you ask) That’s what a writer aspires for. A statement left unanswered, and by the end to be resolved. As an avid writer, you wish to be interesting, unusual and unique. Things I wish not so much to be as a chronic illness patient. I wish for this medical mess to be resolved, but as a realistic optimist, I do not see this ...
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“Adulting” with Lyme Disease

This summer I was supposed to start “adulting.”...
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Why I Have Chosen to #LiveMightyWell

Recently, I was reminded on facebook that it’s been three years since my initial Chronic Lyme disease diagnosis. I had just returned from teaching entrepreneurship in Rwanda with Babson College and my doctor called me to tell me that as suspected, my Lyme and co-infections tests came back positive (after an initial false negative from the traditional CDC test)....
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