What I Learned About The Variety of Illnesses During #iiwk12


By Kathryn Treat Sunday ended National Invisible Chronic Illness Awareness Week.  I first posted Monday on National Invisible Chronic Illness Awareness Week and included a link to this website  .  I have read all the blogs posted (70) as of this writing.  What I have learned is that I am far from being the only person […]

Press Release: E-Patient Bloggers Are the Force Behind Awareness Campaign


If you live with an invisible illness, you may feel alone in your experience, but e-patient bloggers are using it as an opportunity to speak about the pain you never see. Feel free to share this press release in any way, or a quote from it–on your blog, Facebook, Twitter, Pin it, whatever! We appreciate […]

The Invisible Illness of Myeloproliferative Neoplasm


What does it feel like to be 18 and diagnosed with myeloproliferative neoplasm? Emily shares some of the frustrations we can all relate to. I have an MPN which is also known as myeloproliferative neoplasm. If we break down the words they give a pretty good working definition. Myeloproliferative Neoplasm: Myelo – From the Greek […]

Where to Link Your Blog and Find Blogs to Read

online support

Online support is a powerful way to connect with others who understand what it feels like when you suffer. Do you remember life before the internet when there was no such thing as online support? Some of us certainly do. The only way we could really talk about our illness or find someone who understood […]

Neurocardiogenic Syncope, The Invisible Illness That Changed My Plans


Jess explains how Neurocardiogenic Syncope, a rarely recognized illness, has changed her plans from what they once were. . . but why she believes there is hope through it all. Jess Meek I used to want to be a ballerina, dancing in the spotlight of a stage. Then I wanted to be a musician, playing […]

Does Michaele Salahi’s admission of living with MS help or hinder awareness about invisible illness or multiple sclerosis?

Michaele Salahi

I am thrilled to announce that I recently had this blog post, “Does Michaele Salahi’s admission of living with MS help or hinder awareness about invisible illness or multiple sclerosis?” ran over at the Huffington Post. Please be sure to visit and leave a comment to help us increase awareness of invisible illness issues. Lisa […]