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About G Bitch

A mad black woman in New Orleans.

April is Spondylitis Awareness Month

I’m “lucky” enough to be “aware” all the damn time. And it is enlightening to see how common this “rare” disease is. What you also can do is look for ways to support those you know with spondyloarthritis, chronic pain … Continue reading

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Bit(ch) 25: “seek out a pain management doctor to get your pain levels under control”

The article‘s fairly good. The focus is rheumatoid arthritis/RA, but I’m used to that. This stopped me cold: If your rheumatologist won’t prescribe pain medications, seek out a pain management doctor to get your pain levels under control.  And find … Continue reading

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“an orgy of chaos”

Shamed, dishonoured, wading in blood and dripping with filth, thus capitalist society stands. Not as we usually see it, playing the roles of righteousness, of order, of ethics—but as a roaring beast, as an orgy of chaos, as a pestilential … Continue reading

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Day 2559: Award-Winning AS Video

Good job but short shrift on the non-spinal symptoms and -itises. Ankylosing Spondylitis Video Awarded a 2015 Digital Health Award Ankylosing Spondylitis Video: link

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Bit(ch) 24: That Is IT!!!

Yeah, I’m the fool who subscribes to what’s called the Times-Picayune | nola.com’s news feed. But this is the fucking end for me: I’m used to fucked-up linking pictures with stories but I am now done. The fuck?!?

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Day 2535: Flares, or Holy !@#$%^&* Shit, Batman!

Chronic illnesses are not necessarily linear, as in Monday is better than Friday [or worse], or 2003 was better than 2013, an up, or down, progression with logical stopping points and an endpoint. Autoimmune diseases especially are prone to fluctuations that … Continue reading

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Words to Live by

I love me some Danielle LaPorte. Truthbomb #950

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Repeat: Chronic Pain ≠ Opiate/”Drug” Addiction

Every fucking day. Every fucking day 1-100 sources, individuals, reports tell me and others like me with chronic conditions that come with daily, unrelenting pain that we, the pain sufferers, are The Reason young [and not-so-young, but let’s be honest—only “the … Continue reading

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“afraid of being full”

HT: Everyday Feminism. In 2014, I lost 30+ pounds. Not in any of the right ways. But who gives a shit as long as you are not-fat. “Resource”! National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2015

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#OpKKK Press Release, 11-1-2015

 

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