Tuesday, September 09, 2014
September is Interstitial Cystitis Awareness Month
I'm one of the lucky ones. I was diagnosed within a few months of starting with symptoms and daily medication and a restricted diet helps me. Most of the time, I live with a mild case of symptoms. I know it is there, but I can maintain my daily life. I have periodic flare-ups, often brought on by stress or an accidental ingestion of some food I'm not supposed to eat, that are truly incredibly painful and debilitating. I hope and pray that I don't ever reach the point where that is my constant state of being.
If you suffer from undiagnosed bladder pain or know someone who suffers from IC, I invite you to find out more at http://www.ichelp.org/ and http://www.icawareness.org