Chronic Illness: Generational Effects

At the tender age of 12 the doctor told me that my mom had only two months to live. It was news that I couldn’t fully process at that age, maybe it sent me spiraling into a state of shock. I don’t know, but luckily, my mom was tough as nails, and I didn’t have …

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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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