Happy Halloween!

Just wanted to wish everyone a Happy Halloween tomorrow! 🎃👻🤡🤠 Yesterday I must have gotten out of bed wrong, which is funny because I've done it approximately a million times before, especially this past four years. Anyhoo, my back is out and the pain is excruciating, which is something for me as a chronic pain …

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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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Strength, Good People, and Independence…How Has Chronic Illness Changed Your Life

Last week, which was also the four year anniversary of the onset of CFS in my life, I had planned on writing about the ways chronic illness has changed my life, but honestly emotionally it was too painful to even go there. You know those things you want to write about but you know the …

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Pacifist Turned Chronic Illness Warrior

There are people with chronic illness that do not like being referred to as warrior’s; I respect that point of view. In fairness, I respect most points of view that don’t in any way hurt anyone or anything. To each his own, right? According to Google’s dictionary a Warrior is a brave or experienced soldier …

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Pain Management: A Personal Journey

Pain is a touchy subject, at least for people who experience it chronically. Thankfully the human body has an elaborate pain alert-system built in, which most of the time is a lifesaving feature. Your body hurts, you know something is wrong, and to the best of your ability you do whatever needs to be done …

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