May 12th is Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome International Awareness Day – Show Your Support

May 12th is International Awareness day for the following Chronic Immunological and Neurological Diseases: Fibromyalgia, Gulf War Syndrome, Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS). May 12th was chosen because it's Florence Nightingale's birthday. Ms. Nightingale was an English army nurse and also a pioneer in what would become the International Red Cross …

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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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Focusing Passed the Flare

Making a blog post from my phone is something I have zero experience with, so I apologize if it’s wonky. Unfortunately, for me, I’m experiencing the worst flare I remember having since MECFS onset and sitting up is being reserved solely for eating. But a promise is a promise, even if it’s only to myself, …

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The Quest For Happiness

*This post is intended as nothing more than a thought provoking post on my opinion, which is based solely on my experiences and research. Kind of a ‘me sharing what’s worked for me’ thing. The reality is that everyone, in one form or another, is searching for happiness. Maybe they are looking for happiness in …

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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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