Bittersweet Day

Whew, yesterday was an emotional roller-coaster. The causes of the roller-coaster were not mine, they came from my lifeline, social media. As is typical with MECFS, emotional experiences tire me just as much as physical ones, today I’m gum on the bottom of a shoe and tomorrow will likely find me even gummier. So, to …

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Foggy Day, Brain Foggy That Is

Today is one of those days where my mind is foggy, my eyes are blurry, and the words seem off in the distance. I should be flat in bed, I know that, but instead I’m sitting in bed, propped up with pillows, staring at the blinking cursor. It’s like when you open the fridge door …

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Fibromyalgia + Sugar = Ouch

Let’s just get that red tape out of the way… This is my personal experience. I’m a no-longer-able-to-work-due-to-chronic-illness legal/compliance person, but by no means am I a health care professional, in any way. If you or someone you know have been diagnosed with an unsolved mystery illness, like fibromyalgia (FM), you may have taken to …

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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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My Daily Chuckle

Most of us could agree that a good laugh is a good thing. Between this whole adulting thing and the joys of chronic illness, a smile is always welcome, and actually greatly appreciated. Well, last September-ish I stumbled across a video that had me in stitches. I actually shared the link here in the bottom …

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