How did You Get Diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? Sep 10, 2019

Chronic fatigue, it sounds like something we’re all suffering from, right?  It seems like everyone is functioning on too little sleep, getting by on fumes, hitting the weekend too tired, stressed, and worn out.  Fatigue seems to be...

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How do You Manage Your Food Needs and Chronic Illness? Sep 04, 2019

I’ve mentioned on my YouTube channel that I feel best when I am mostly eating whole foods – fruits and vegetables, avoiding grains, starches, legumes/beans, and processed foods.   I am not impeccable in my eating.  There...

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How do You Manage Brain Fog? Aug 27, 2019

Brain fog, the vernacular for the dense cloud that muddies our thinking.  It seems to go along with chronic illness like summer follows spring.  I notice it settling in as I grow more tired or as my pain ramps up.  But I can also...

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How do You Manage the Guilt of Chronic Illness? Aug 20, 2019

As I discussed in my last post, “Do you have a lot of guilt with chronic illness?” guilt and chronic illness are good friends.  They circle one another and are familiar traveling companions.  If you experience chronic...

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Do You Have a Lot of Guilt with Chronic Illness? Aug 13, 2019

Yes.

This could be the shortest blog post ever.  I could just leave it at that.  Yes, I have a lot of guilt with chronic illness.  There is guilt on every front.  I’m not the kind of wife, auntie, daughter, sister,...

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What are the Gifts of Chronic Illness? Aug 06, 2019

What a strange and amazing question that might be to some.  What’s more amazing is how many answers I have to that question!  There have been so many, and I don’t think I’m alone in feeling this way.  The...

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