It’s funny isn’t it how we get fixated on whatever is big in our lives in the moment. The first thing I thought of when I read the title of this week’s post was my wedding. I’m at my wedding, and it’s day three and I’m still having fun. Still talking with my guests, still walking around unaided and still loving every minute…Continue reading “A Year of Growth – Week 14 – Day Dreamer”
As I mentioned in week 12 I haven’t actually ever been officially diagnosed, which to be quite honest makes me feel like an outsider quite a lot of the time. There was however a day in which my GP and I decided that I fit the CFS/ME description and I can remember the initial reaction being some weird kind of mixture of hope, excitement and utter terror at what might lie ahead.Continue reading “A Year of Growth – Week 13 – Initial Reaction”
Truth is, I’m technically still undiagnosed. I gave up chasing a diagnosis a long time ago. I’d well and truly worked out that I had many of the symptoms of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and I had access to none of the resources to chase a diagnosis. I certainly didn’t have the money to be attending specialist appointments over and over.
I know I’ve said told this story before, and I’ll probably tell it again – which, to be honest, only emphasizes the point I’m about to make.
Have your reactions to others’ illnesses changed? The short answer … yes.