Support My Work on Patreon! 

Will you help me help the spoonie community? Those with chronic illness need support, understanding, and validation. Here at I Told You I Was SIck, that’s just what I offer! Please support me through Patreon, so I can continue to create timely, well-researched content for YOU!

A Gluten-Free Diet for Chronic Pain Series – Part 1 – What Gluten Really Is and Why You Should Avoid It 

Can you go on a gluten-free diet and get rid of your chronic pain? Yes. Yes, you can. Forget everything you’ve heard, put your skepticism aside, and dive into this step-by-step guide to going gluten-free!!

5 Common Misconceptions About Chronic Illness Spoonies Want Cleared Up 

“Are you a drug-seeker?” “You look fine!” Ugh! The misconceptions about chronic illness are running rampant, and they don’t seem to show any signs of slowing. Have you heard any of these?

How Much Do You Really Know About Chronic Illness? – [Quiz] 

How many people struggle with chronic illness? Why do those with chronic conditions talk about their illness? How can sick people look healthy? Take this quick quiz and test your knowledge!

Is Self-Monitoring Vitals Effective for Chronic Disease Management? 

Guest Post from ViveHealth.com   Having a chronic condition, especially one that doesn’t present the same from patient to patient, and with symptoms that flare up sporadically and in perplexing ways, is exhausting even to the most determined person hellbent on figuring out what is causing their mystery symptoms.   One way to maintain a […]

Natural Ways to Heal an Adult Rear End Rash or (What to Do When You’re Literally ‘Butthurt’) 

Do you get read end rashes? You’re not alone. Most adults don’t talk about them, but they’re more common than you think? “Butthurt”? Find out how to treat it naturally!

What’s Causing Those Bizarre, Painful Cracks at the Corners of Your Mouth? 

Do you have what feels like “paper cuts” at the corners of your mouth? These mouth sores can be painful and annoying. Learn common causes of angular cheilitis.

7 Natural Ways to Heal Those Bizarre, Painful Cracks at the Corners of Your Mouth 

If you’re experiencing bizarre, painful cracks at the corners of your mouth, it’s important to figure out what’s causing them before treating it naturally. So, if you haven’t already, read this article first, and then come back to this one.   Angular cheilitis (also called perleche and angular stomatitis), is a chronic inflammatory condition that […]

11 Weird Signs You May Have Thyroid Disease 

Too hot? Too cold? Can’t gain weight? Can’t lose it? These are just a few of the weird symptoms associated with undiagnosed with thyroid disease.

“You’re Not Crazy, You Have Lupus!” – Stacey’s Story 

Stacey of ‘Lupus Crazy’, shares her emotional journey through mystery symptoms, multiple doctor’s visits, and various tests before receiving her diagnosis.