what it’s like being a pretty sick chick

IMG_0357

Being chronically ill isn’t cute. Well, it’s not easy to stay cute through the constant pain and the way the meds change your physical appearance. But once I understood some years ago that I would have this for the rest of my life, I had to think of a way to cope, fast. Having Takayasu’s Disease has propelled me on a whole ‘nother level of enlightenment and peace with myself, the world, and relationships with those in my life.

Recently I spoke with Sloane Ivy about what it’s really like being a “pretty sick chick”. Watch my interview and thumbs up if you want to show love!

Any questions about my disease or lifestyle? Don’t hesitate to ask–if you’ve been following my journey for a while now, you know I’m pretty open to letting y’all in (as long as it’s coming from a kind and genuine place).

Follow me online on IG: @DevriVelazquez | Or tweet me! @DevriVelazquez | I have a Snapchat, too! Username: DevriVelazquez 

8 Comments

    1. HI MY NAME IS CLAUDIA ROMERO,I TOO QUIT DRINKING. COLD TURKEY ,ITS BEEN REALY HARD.BUT WHAT YOU WROTE INSPIRED ME.YOU ARE A BEAUTIFUL AND STRONG WOMAN.MAY GOD BLESS YOU MORE SO FOR THE HOPE THAT YOU HAVE GIVEN ME EVEN DOUGH I DONT KNOW YOU WITHOUT YOU EVEN KNOWING IT YOU INSPIRED ME.

  1. Wow is all I can say. I was looking up information for my youngest daughter regarding hair care, when I came upon your site and this video. I am going to be sure to share it with my oldest daughter who is 24 years old and also has an autoimmune disease. She is also inspirational and a beautiful young lady inside and out, just as you appear to be.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: