Misdiagnosed: The Search for Dr. House

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surviving mental illness

Searching for the right doctor to get a correct diagnosis for a chronic physical illness, similiar to experiencing a mental illness, can be like searching for a house. This is what Nika Beamon’s life was like going from one doctor to another in searching for the answers to a physical immunological illness that was known as a rare infectious disease.  

Despite her illness, she did not let it interfere with her work, relationships, and family obligations. She had one man named Bryce, that despite the difficulties in her relationship with him, had been there from the very beginning of her ailments and was very supportive of her.  Even though their relationship ended, they remained good friends and she knew that if there was an emergency she could count on him.  Her family gave her support too.  When Nika’s grandmother died, she remembered what she had said to her about…

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