Chronic Illness

1,248 words by 1 writer in Saskatoon

Stories filed under Chronic illness

Superheroes, rare diseases, Chronic Illness

The Power of X-Men

by Mariah Hillis

Saskatoon — I never really liked superheroes. I didn’t relate to them, or the stories. I didn’t want a guy with a superiority complex to swoop in and save me, I wanted to do the saving, I wanted to save the world...

Family, Chronic Illness, Autism

How my mom has the worst luck

by Mariah Hillis

Saskatoon — Sensory processing disorder or SPD is a disorder most often associated with Autism, and my brother thinks he has it. The way that he acts about certain things makes it very likely that he does, in fac...

Chronic Illness, Spoonie, Friends

How I Really Felt About My Friend Having a Chronic Illness

by Mariah Hillis

Saskatoon — Having a chronic illness is hard. It’s also really lonely. On top of your health and life, you have to constantly explain and re-explain why you’re sick. Even if you have amazing friends who try and b...

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