Lunar New Year in Taiwan 2021

The Lunar New Year ‘Effect’ on Chronically Ill Patients Like Me

Lunar New Year in Taiwan. Happy Year of the Ox! As people in Taiwan rejoice at being with their loved ones, I’m grateful to be here in my safe island bubble. But I wish I was planning my trip home this summer.

Information for Fibromyalgia Patients in Taiwan

Fibromyalgia in Taiwan – What You Need To Know

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.

Top 2020 Posts from My Several Worlds

My Top Seven Posts from My Several Worlds in 2020

First of all, the fact that I got so much blogging in this year is wonderful beyond words. When I first started blogging in 2007, I used to blog every day! Showcasing my top lucky seven posts from My Several Worlds in 2020 is a fun way to end the year. Read on to learn about my top favorite posts from 2020.

What Happens When You Stop Taking Your Meds Cold Turkey

What Happened When I Stopped Taking My Meds

Today marks exactly two years since I started taking Enbrel to help with pain and inflammation from Ankylosing Spondylitis, aka axial spondyloarthritis. In all this time, I’ve been paying out of pocket for Enbrel. My monthly bill for 8 injections is 30,000NT per month. As you can guess, the stress of coming up with this […]

October 12 is World Arthritis Day

World Arthritis Day – Why It Matters To Me – Arthritis Everywhere

October 12 – It’s World Arthritis Day! I’ve been living with Axial Spondyloarthritis (Ankylosing Spondylitis) and osteoarthritis for over a decade. Last week I found out I have ANOTHER arthritis diagnosis! Ta-da! My rheumy has decided I have Psoriatic Arthritis! Guess what? AS and PsA are subsets of Spondyoarthropathies. I didn’t even know it’s possible […]

Invisible Disabilities Awareness

Invisible Disabilities Awareness – Did You Know?

Learning About Invisible Disabilities with Carrie at MySeveralWorlds.com

Learn more about how patients live with Invisible Disabilities and why we need more awareness.

The Cost of Chronic Illness and Maintaining and Income When You Are Chronically Ill by My Several Worlds

The Cost of Chronic Illness and Maintaining An Income When You Are Chronically Ill

You’ll never think of the cost of chronic illness and maintaining an income until it happens to you. Here’s a breakdown of what Spoonies think about.

Advocacy Work and Chronic Illness

Advocacy and Volunteer Work When You Are Chronically Ill

Most chronically ill patients struggle to find purpose and meaning in life, and a great number of us do so with advocacy work. Some of us also seek volunteering opportunities, so today’s post is about finding the right kind of volunteer work when you are chronically ill.

May Momentum World MECFS DAY - My Story by Carrie Kellenberger

May Momentum and World MECFS Day on May 12 – MILLIONS MISSING

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.