The 11th Commandment

A new thing I do!

If grocery stores were POTS-informed

Good times down here...

Back to Work

When your health condition spends all your money


Fragile ♥️ Stretchy

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome in a Nutshell

Then & Now: Cookbooks

A pandemic of many

The Problem with Knowing the Importance of Sleep

20th Anniversary Gifts

Denominator Appreciation Week

Still getting the hang of Zoom

I'm not hungry, thanks

I Want To Believe

TP. The Man

Tan lines of the socially responsible

Dinner time!

Happy Easter!

My Dream Jeopardy Board

I'm Annoying Because I Care

Charlotte Pivots

Distance Saves Lives

Tokyo 2020ish

We're all adjusting...

Soap is Love

The Knights of the Round Table try Zoom

The Tables Have Turned

They're Doing the Hard Part

Portfolio Optimization

Pandemic Crochet

Happy St. Paddy's Day!

This one's for the pigs

You wouldn't call me a complainer...

Angst Temporarily Diminished

Trading Places

The Game of Life with POTS

A Visual Peptalk

Unsolved Mysteries: Body Vibration


Citric Acid



My Wish

Mast Cell Activation Syndrome: Triggers and Symptoms

Sympathetic Arousal: this phrase does not mean what you think it means

Happy Valentine's Day!


The Annotated POTSie: Symptoms

Insurance Anniversobbery

The Infusion Fairy

Caregiver's Toolboox

It's Super Bowl Sunday! What do you really think?

Brain Fog

A Tale of Two Canaries

The Food Abides

Our pets weight in on our low-histamine diets

New Associates


Sperm v. Plastic

Vitamin K9

On 5G

The Paleo Autoimmune Protocol

Mast Cell Identity Crisis


Blame Them

Who needs bloodhounds?

The Monsters that Designed the Low-Histamine Diet

Dream life of pets

Loyalty Program


Happy New Year!


M.E. Fitness

A Stiff Drink


Hanging by a Thread

The Dark Side of the Spoon


The Zen of Chronic Illness

Season's Greetings from my Mast Cells

Junk Nuggets



MCAS Mountain

Happy Holidays!

Happy Birthday Jill!




The Icing on the Cake

Since we can't actually bake them...

One of Einstein's Lesser-Known Theories


Absurdities of Chronic Illness

Stray at Your Own Risk

Happy Thanksgiving!

Naturopathic First Responder

Based on recent events...

No Doodle Today

It All Sucks


You are Amazing!


Pollution Finger Pointing

The Appendix: Actually Important

Thanksgiving with the Mast Cells

My Immune System: What does Yelp have to say?


Your tastebuds debate sauerkraut

The U.S. Healthcare "System"


We Broke Seafood

The Price Isn't Right

POTSie Pac-Man

Does your dragon have dysautonomia?


Flare Frenzy!

Museum of Screwed Up Organizations

Thank an Insurance Biller!


The Latest Numbers

Truly Terrifying Jack-o-Lanterns


For Shame

Shot down by a pomegranate

Mighty Mast Cells vs. Basement Mold

The Shower Chair

Happy Halloween!

Googling is Caring

Temporarily Got a Life

Medicine Math

The October Slide

Carrots, Corn & POTSies

Scenes from Claims Processing

The Day POTS is Cured

I'm Out Doing Something!

Easy Money

Such, such were the days...

A Message from Our Immune Systems

Don't Tread on Me

Dysautonomia Awareness Month 2019

Facial Recognition

The Hunt for Answers

If Dorothy had my body

Honest Tea

Least Fun Game Ever

Invisible Illness

Your Microbiome

Chiari Malformation on Duty

Medical I right?

Morning Messages from my Stomach

Happy End of Summer!

POTSie Pixie

Another Medical Catch-22

A Glimpse of Dunning-Kruger

My Emotional Support Dream Team

Medical Catch-22

The Path to Diagnosis

No Doodle Today

Air Travel, You are the Worst

The Stages of Grief

Chiari Malformation in a Nutshell

Maslow's (Updated) Hierarchy of Needs




Summertime MCAS Blues

Grand Opening

Potty Humor

Caption Contest

Air Hunger



Have a cigar


Shouldn't we be more alarmed here?

Less Miserable Thanks to Heroes

Environmental activists

How every aisle at Home Depot looks to me

The Invasion

The Great POTSie Baking Show


My Dog, Autoimmunity


Le Salt Lick

A thirst, for life

Conspiracy Theory

If Andy Warhol had been a POTSie


It's Summer...

Honest Health Insurance Denial Codes

Sir Winston Mastcell

Stomachs on Strike

A great pair of awareness months!

Hoarders: available on basic cable

A long lost novel, found!

Still not crazy

Jedi Knights


The power of pets

Appreciating problem-free body parts

Symptom Whack-a-Mole

Cocktail party caregiver

Fun new party game!

Diagnosis Pinball

Bob Ross, 1942-1995


Subterranean Chronically Sick Blues

How POTS Works

What a difference an "S" makes...

For all those totally metal caregivers

Truly Paleo Brownies


Happy 4th!

Send this to that one special nurse...


A little EDS history

Peace, Love, Under Standing

Another great reason to donate blood

A Benefit of Donating Blood

We need your help


Gastroparesis in a Nutshell

The Chiari Forecast


Safe Word

Sports Ill-Fated

Any other badgers out there?


From the department of Looking for Silver Linings...

Syncope Street


Diet Problems

Shark Lemonado

Spoonie Sleep Tech

Willpower as a Function of Pain, Revisited

Labels these Days

The Incredible Expanding Disease Cluster

Welcome to the Machine


Career Mismatches

Will Work for Spoons

Only you can prevent...

Still Life with MCAS

Faking It?

Bruising Hobbies

You've Got Mail

What your pill organizer says about you

Lay Lady Lay

Summer is Coming

And miles to go before I sleep...

Game of Groans

Happy Spring!

Thirsty Vampire’s Guide to POTSies

From the Dysautonomia Dictionary: CognitIVIg Dissonance

Antihistamines vs. MCAS


Fragrance-Free = Accessibility

From the Dysautonomia Dictionary: Wardrobandonment

Still can’t shake that feeling...

Cutting tofu

Anger management class for mast cells

A medical bracelet for modern times

Non Appétit Magazine

Probiotic or Con?

MCAS Patient Conference

Happy 10th Anniversary, Dysautonomia Clinic

Brain v. Autonomic Nervous System

Had Douglas Adams been a zebra

Compression stocking hung by the chimney with care

Thanks for everything, Alaska Internal Medicine!

The Marvelous Miss Autonomia

What, me flare?

Happy Holidays

All I want for Christmas...

Spot the POTSie, holiday edition

Please support POTS research

Giving thanks for medical researchers

Giving thanks for caring doctors & nurses

Giving thanks for supportive friends & family

Patient in Disguise

The New Symptom

Simpler Times

A Brief History of Misunderstood Illness

Viva Las Vagus

If Marie Curie had had MCAS

From the Dysautonomia Dictionary: Status Quomorbidity

I am not throwin’ away my POTS

Don’t forget to vote

On the bridge of the Starship Enterpots

What to do with your extra hour of painsomnia tonight

At the speed of POTS

The Awareness Month Hangover

A Tale of Two Safaris

Wired and Tired

National Adrenergic

New findings out today

For your safety...

Bed Enthusiast

Cooking Lightheaded

Dysautonomia Vogue

Dysautonomia made her a Dadaist icon

Dysautonomia made her a modern dance prodigy

Dysautonomia made him an avant-garde sensation

How many POTSies does it take to change a lightbulb?

The Intervention: hyperadrenergic body parts finally speak up

The Upper Levels of Fury

The Gastroparesis Hunger Scale

Just another day with chronic illness

Having dysautonomia is like living in this house...

Medical theories that are mercifully behind us

The POTSy Fight when we’re Upright

POTSy Pupils

POTSy Pets on PubMed (part 2)

A memo to your kidneys

POTS: The Gateway Diagnosis

Favorite Hybrid Creatures

POTSy Pets on PubMed (part 1)

More POTS Merit Badges

Word-Finding Difficulty

How my face looks

You'll never Spot the POTSie!

More Spot the POTSie!

Let's play Spot the POTSie!

When POTSies Attack

POTS: The Undoing

POTS Merit Badges (part 1)

How many lightbulbs does it take to change a POTSie?

The vasopressor of last resort

My Daily Inner Dialog

Am I rude or just managing dysautonomia? (part 7 of a series)

Am I rude or just managing dysautonomia? (part 6 of a series)

Exercise for POTS

Am I rude or just managing dysautonomia? (part 5 of a series)

Am I rude or just managing dysautonomia? (part 4 of a series)

Am I rude or just managing dysautonomia? (part 3 of a series)

Am I rude or just managing dysautonomia? (part 2 of a series)

Am I rude or just managing dysautonomia? (part 1 of a series)

Porn for POTSies

Small victories in a life with POTS

My Toolkits for Coping

From Mayo to Goop: Deciding whether to try a new unproven treatment

No FOMO here


The Chronic Illness Victim Blaming Worksheet

The Immune System Situation Room

Let's try downward social comparison

From the POTS dictionary: Miscalculotion

Rodent-Heroes of POTS

Alternate names for POTS

Can't live up to LDN

Salt lamp logic

Formal Table Setting for the POTS/MCAS Patient

Dysautonomia Sweat Co-op

The Island of Misfit Supplements

If wait-time signs were POTS-informed

Great moments in service doggery

POTS vs water-skis on fire

If your Ig fluid could talk

The past, present, and future of POTS

Obscure forms of envy found only at the infusion center

If Hansel and Gretel had been POTSies

Finally feeling better. Now what?

The Nine Levels of Painsomnia

Let's Make a Deal: Medical Edition

Reason #64 not to lose hope

Things young people shouldn't have to know

POTS: At least it makes us embrace aging

How MCAS Patients Play Russian Roulette

The POTS Bandits

POTS Trigger Usual Suspects

Flare Clue

Things that are absurdly difficult when standing is a battle

Awkward Moments in POTS First Dates

Please Rate Your Pain from 1 to 10

The Evil Goblins that Invented POTS

School for Adjusting to Chronic Illness

The Importance of Feeling Understood

Best Supporting Role in a Mast Cell Flare

Homemade gift certificates from your dysautonomia

Getting the caffeine right

Peeved Compression Stockings

If Evite RSVPs were more POTS-informed

Why my Parrot Didn't Last as a Service Animal

The Blind Men and the Dysautonomia

Bad Gift Ideas for the Hyperadrenergic POTSie

If the Wonder Twins had been Mast Cells

POTS vs Duck

Willpower as a Function of Pain

Adventures in New Meds

Post-Fainting Adventures