5-Part Series: The Truth about my Life with Multiple Chronic Illnesses, Part Four

If you’re just joining this series, I’ll catch you up quickly. Five years ago, this month, I came down with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome), a.k.a. MECFS. It’s been a rough road to put it lightly. If you feel like catching up here are Parts One, Two, and Three. Next Tuesday will be part Five …

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5-Part Series: The Truth about my Life with Multiple Chronic Illnesses, Part Two

Howdy, thank you for stopping by! As I mentioned in my previous blog post, this month, in remembrance of my healthier life five years ago, I’m dedicating my Tuesday posts to my chronic illness journey in five parts and this is part number two. We left off last time in the first month or two …

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Why do you see so many doctors?

Hello there. Thanks for stopping by today. If you’re a fellow spoonie you’re very likely familiar with just how different doctor’s appointments can unfold. You probably have your favorites sorry doctor’s but we do. You’ve probably also been questioned about why you continue to see a doctor if you don’t like the way that person …

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8 Things That Happen When You’ve Had Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (MECFS) For Awhile

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is life changing, there's no doubt about that. Some of us had gradual onsets, and others, like myself had sudden onsets. I don't know which onset is better or worse, all I know is that regardless of your onset, you're left on this journey you never asked for and just like life …

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Sensationalizing Chronic Illness

The chronic illness community has been up in arms over a recent release on Netflix, title Afflicted, and rightly so. As I understand it chronically ill people were scouted out by the film makers for the film, specifically people who have chronic illnesses that aren’t currently well-understood. They were told that the film would portray …

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