Patient Worthy is very excited to introduce our newest Patient Worthy Patient Contributor, Amber!
Amber is funny, and will be contributing regularly about life with celiac disease, vestibular neuritis, and cervical dystonia.
Be sure to follow Amber here on Patient Worthy to read about her love/hate relationship with valium, tendency to bump into inanimate objects, regarded despise of Botox (the ONLY “treatment” available to her for CD), and her constant struggle to not search Google about any new symptom her body experiences.
Amber is a full time elementary school teacher and shes got two kids running around at home. Between grading papers and being a an awesome mom and wife, Amber is learning more about her body every day and wants to share her experiences managing life with a rare disease and 2 chronic diseases.
After 8 years of hiding her diagnoses from the world, Amber is ready to share her stories, opinions, tips and tricks. She overcame her internal battle of “being a victim” and refuses to let these diseases, these sometimes invisible illnesses rule her world. Oh, and she is a huge fan of ear plugs!
Click here to read Amber’s 15 Things I Want People to Know About My Crazy, Wonderful Dystonia Life and Amber’s journey through denial and diagnosis titled: My Least Favorite Sentence.