Weight changes due to chronic illness (and people’s ignorance towards it) (English)

Weight changes can be a struggle, wether you have a chronic illness or not. But if you face changes in weight because of chronic illness it can be an even bigger struggle. People often judge about people’s weight without even knowing why someone is at a certain weight. I remember that people would often comment […]

Raising Awareness During Gastroparesis Awareness Month (English)

It’s August, a nice month to me. There are some family birthdays in August and the weather is often nice as well during this month. But there is another reason why August is an important month for me. August is gastroparesis awareness month. Gastroparesis is not well known, at least not in my country. It […]

Mijn eerste, confronterende ervaringen met mijn chronische ziekte

Aan chronisch ziek zijn zitten veel nadelen. Je kunt vaak minder dan jouw gezonde medemens, en als je wél hetzelfde wilt doen dan kost het ongetwijfeld meer pijn en moeite. Mijn symptomen zijn voornamelijk misselijkheid, verlies van eetlust, maagpijn en vermoeidheid. Deze symptomen zijn in principe onzichtbaar. Of ja, niet geheel onzichtbaar maar ik zorg […]