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Chronic Illness

6th February 2024
5 min read

On Saturday evening, I started experiencing symptoms that a normal healthy person would likely immediately call for help, but being that I am not a normal healthy person, I decided to wait them out. I’m sure that this will eventually be what kills me, but with chronic illness, it’s so hard to tell what’s an […]

2nd February 2024
4 min read

One of the secondary symptoms of ME/CFS and the main symptom of fibromyalgia is chronic pain. I honestly don’t remember pain being a major problem when I first fell ill, but it came on slowly as I kept trying to push myself through the fatigue, but it did eventually become the main reason I had […]

29th January 2024
4 min read

Myalgic encephalomyelitis or chronic fatigue syndrome is a condition that causes a multitude of symptoms. As the name suggests, fatigue is the hallmark symptom, but there’s a lot more to it than just that. In fact, fatigue is actually my least bothersome symptom these days. It’s all of the additional symptoms that are problematic for […]

25th January 2024
5 min read

Read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4. Here’s the final part of my story, which is basically just a rundown of where I am now and where I hope to be in the future with my disabilities. I will most likely continue to blog about all of this as time goes on, […]

21st January 2024
6 min read

So, the final part of my story was meant to be going up today, but in true ADHD fashion, I completely forgot to write it! But because I really want to keep trying to stick to my posting schedule of every four days, I decided to recycle the one and only “article” I posted to […]

13th January 2024
7 min read

Read Part 1 and Part 2 of my story. As you’d expect, my work life wasn’t the only thing to suffer from my illness. I also had to end my relationship and stop hanging out with my friends so much. I had learnt how to hermit pretty quickly and I was actually pretty happy to […]

9th January 2024
6 min read

This is part 2 of my story. If you haven’t already and are interested in reading the first part about my childhood and teen years, part 1 can be found here. This part covers falling ill, being diagnosed with my first chronic illness and adjusting to being “disabled”. Although I was fairly confident that I […]

5th January 2024
6 min read

This is part 1 of my story. In this part, I will be talking about my childhood and teen years, leading up to my first chronic illness diagnosis. I hope that by sharing this, people can recognise it in themselves or their kids and maybe figure it all out before adulthood has really set in […]