The Current Epidemic Of Abuse

Earlier this year I wrote an essay on abuse and mental illness for The Mighty. In light of the recent scandals coming out about the many people who have been abused by those in power, I feel led to re-post this: What My History of Abuse Taught Me About My Mental Illness Many years ago, …

Online Bullying in Chronic Illness Support Groups

I was recently diagnosed with something called Mast Cell Activation Disorder (MCAD), also known as Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS). It's considered a rare disorder, although there is more and more information coming to light on the illness. After getting diagnosed, I wanted to connect with other people who have MCAD and learn more about …