My courage is visible. My invisible disabilities are not. When you see me, you can’t tell I’m disabled. Here’s what I want you to know about my life with invisible disabilities. This is my sixth time participating in Invisible Disabilities Awareness Week.
Severe ME Awareness Day is August 8.
I’m posting for awareness today for my fellow ME patients who are classified as ‘severe’ and ‘very severe’ MECFS patients. Many of them are completely bed bound and haven’t been able to walk, eat, talk, or get out of bed in years.
Art Therapy Interview with Author/Artist Cameron B. Auxer. Learn how Cameron uses art as a coping technique for chronic illness. Don’t forget to check out her new book too!
Why Do Blood Draws Make Me Sick? Are you an FM/MECFS patient that experiences a flare-up of symptoms or a PEM crash from blood draws? If yes, I’d love to hear from you!
Fibromyalgia in Taiwan – What You Need To Know – If you’ve landed on this page, you’re likely here in Taiwan and have just realized that there is the disturbing lack of information about fibromyalgia in Taiwan. This resource guide for fibro patients offers some helpful advice that you won’t hear from your doctor.
Happy International Day of Persons with Disabilities in Taiwan! I’ve seen zero coverage in Taiwan and I hope this post raises some awareness for the disabled community in Taiwan.
May Momentum and World MECFS Day – My story with MECFS and some information from experts who have found that COVID19 and MECFS intersect as viral illnesses.
Let’s talk about pain for chronic pain awareness month. This is my chronic pain story. I hope it helps others understand what it is like to live with in pain. You are not alone.
Invisible in Taiwan: Living in Taipei with Chronic Illness – What it’s like to live in Taipei and New Taipei with chronic illness and mobility challenges.
Figuring, Completing, Boring, Cuddling, Chatting – August 2018 Linkup Party for People with Chronic Illnesses
A Chronic Voice hosts a link-up party each month for those of us who are chronically ill. Sheryl’s writing prompts for August are: Figuring, Completing, Boring, Cuddling, and Chatting.