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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What are you thankful for?

Do you ever spend time really focusing on the goodness in your life? I know, I know that sounds all ‘self-helpy’, but bear with me. There’s a Ted Talk that says that focusing on at least one good thing a day helps rewire your brain to automatically see more goodness in life. I don’t know …

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

Welcome! Thank you for stopping by to see what’s new in my world. This month I’ve decided to dedicate my Tuesday blogs to sharing the truth about how chronic illness has impacted my life over the last five years. You’re probably thinking…but isn’t that what you already do? Well, yes and no. What I’ve never …

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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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Is it Spring yet?

And just like that, March is just around the corner, bringing the Northern Hemisphere promises of lovely sunshine and budding flowers, and for the Southern Hemisphere, a welcome reprieve of impending cooler temperatures. For many of us in notoriously sunny San Diego, this Winter has been very, very cold. If you’re from back East or …

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