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

Welcome back to the final chapter in this series, the last week in July was the week I got sick five years ago, just a few days before my son’s 18th birthday. If you’re just joining in and have some time or the desire to wander through my journey here are parts One, Two, Three, …

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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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A Look Ahead, A Look Back, and A Look At Today

Well, 2019, let’s do this! As I mentioned last week, my goals will basically be the same this year as last. Namely, continuing to do ‘bed yoga’ as my body will allow (even if that just means laying there and simply breathing with the guided audio), trying to practice mediation more regularly (this one is …

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7 Signs You’re Living With A Chronic Illness

1. Your pajama’s are likely overflowing into another drawer and if you’re like me you also have a wide variety of seasonal Pj’s. Silver lining: Hopefully you love pj’s like I always have so buying yet another pair is exciting. 2. You now have great appointment scheduling skills and have learned to write them down …

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Five confessions of a Chronic Fatigue Syndrome patient

1. I’m the same person as I was before I got sick, but now I'm wondering what in the hell happened to my life. After four years I still waffle around trying to figure it out, even though I know the answers aren't there and some of the finest researchers in the world have yet …

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