A Year of Growth – Week 12 – Undiagnosed Life…

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.

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A Year of Growth – Week 9 – Reactions to Chronic Illness

Everyone reacts differently to every situation that life throws at them… and unless you’ve been there (which generally I’m hoping the people I come across haven’t) then it’s pretty hard to comprehend what’s going on. Here are a few of the reactions that I’ve had over the years – 

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A Year of Growth – Week 8 – Why writing helps

So I’ve been sitting here staring at this blank page trying to think of something worth sharing for like a solid 10 minutes and I just suddenly realised the answer is right here in front of my eyes. What’s something that has helped me immensely through chronic illness? Writing of course! I honestly can’t think of anything more therapeutic and calming than writing everything down.

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