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Information, Validation, and Accommodation for the Chronically Ill

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Hello, I’m Jaime. Welcome to I Told You I Was Sick. Here you will find information, validation, and accommodation for those with chronic illness. 

Information – Well-researched, scientifically-backed articles about chronic illness, chronic pain, and invisible illness.

Validation – You’re not alone, and you’re not crazy. Even if your chronic illness hasn’t been diagnosed, I believe you, and I know you’re not making it up for attention!!

Accommodation – Advocacy, accessibility, and product recommendations to make living with a chronic illness a bit more…well, livable. 


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If you experience painful sex and/or have been diagnosed with chronic vulvar pain, vulvodynia, or urethritis, the trouble you’re experiencing could be caused by your body’s inability to properly expel oxalates.

Oxalate, aka oxalic acid, is a naturally-occurring substance found in a variety of foods, especially plant foods. A person with optimum digestive health has plenty of good bacteria in their gut to digest and eliminate it harmlessly.

However, if you live with an autoimmune disease or a chronic illness that causes your digestive system to malfunction, oxalates may build up in your system and cause serious health problems.

The most common health problems related to oxalate toxicity (a build-up of oxalate in the system) are kidney stones and vulvodynia.

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