Hi everyone I just wanted to say that I’m so thankful to the community and those who have nominated me for the WEGO Health Awards. Endorsements are now open from July 1st to July 31st. Please feel free to click on the link and endorse me and any other wonderful advocates out there. <a href=”https://awards.wegohealth.com/nominees/18611″>Continue reading “WEGO Health Awards”
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You never know what is going on with someone. Everyone has a story to tell. There are so many of us that have invisible illnesses that can be both mental and physical.
What the 10-year photo challenge means when you are chronically ill
Here it is, the newest photo challenge to ring in the new decade. While most are comparing their younger selves to how they look now, maybe even celebrating body transformations, the 10-year photo challenge means an entirely different thing to someone who has chronic illness.
Two Months Post-Op
Yesterday marked two months since my surgery. There are so many things I’m grateful for. These past two months have been spent with a whole lot of healing.
Invisible Illness – What is hidden underneath
When you have an invisible disability it’s hard for anyone to truly get what is going on. If you look normal, you must therefore be normal and feel normal.
Life on Pause, Moving On
Are you ever afraid of moving forward in your life? Living with chronic illnesses or being born with a congenital defect can weigh on your life it many ways. It can make you pause your life for your health for many years if not forever.
A Birthday in Retrospect
I turned 31 on Friday. To most 30 years old would be the time to celebrate, and believe me last year I celebrated. But this year was especially cause for celebration. I didn’t think I was going to make it to this birthday. Although, I looked fine, I wasn’t. Due to my Pulmonary Artery BandContinue reading “A Birthday in Retrospect”
Patreon August and September Rewards are Up
Want more from Amelia Blackwater site! Check out the Patreon page and consider supporting monthly for certain rewards. Each tier have awesome rewards tied to them. Be on the lookout, as Amelia Blackwater site grows, so do the rewards. https://www.patreon.com/ameliablackwater
What I bring to the Hospital
After spending a great amount of time in the hospital or in doctor’s offices from the time I was born I’ve gotten done it down to a science to what to bring to the hospital. It’s great to have a reference list for a what to bring to the hospital. Sometimes it’s only a doctorsContinue reading “What I bring to the Hospital”
CHD – Transposition of the Great Arteries/Vessels
I am 1 in 100. I was born with d-Transposition of the Great Arteries/Vessels (TGA)