Researcher is Stepping in and Stepping up for MECFS

Much like the rest of us in the chronic illness community, I use social media to stay abreast of the latest and greatest in medical advances. Thankfully there are some awesome advocates out there, who share their knowledge, not only for free, but also in layman’s terms. I count this as a blessing, and sometimes …

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Chronic Illness and the Holidays

It’s that time of year again, where the abled amongst us are in full preparation mode for the busyness that comes with the holidays. Parties, food, gifts, socializing, work functions, all those things we too used to participate in, but now for many of us the holidays mean simply watching from afar as the world …

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Truthful Tuesday

Joining in with the lovely Hannah’s #TruthfulTuesdays on Instagram this week to spread awareness of what daily living with a chronic illness really looks like so I'll keep this blog post short, truthful and to the point. I’m kinda all over the place this week for two reasons. One, over the past week it's come to my …

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Mr. Sandman Bring Me A Dream

To live, literally to be alive, humans must sleep. I’ve read that the brain flushes itself when we are sleeping, a little housekeeping, if you will, while we are in dreamland. I can only assume that without this sleep, and no housekeeping, the brain becomes a toxic wasteland. Again, I’m assuming…I don’t actually know. What I …

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Let Whatever You Do Today Be Enough

Today I'm going to take a bit of my own advice, post some of my past little paintings (some from last week and some from this week), and let that be enough. I'm afraid the holidays have caught up with me. More often than not I will get warning signs of a flare coming on but …

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