This week, I would like to introduce you to Nikki Albert who runs the brainlessblogger blog. Nikki manages chronic migraines, fibromyalgia and major depressive disorder. Here’s her frank and insightful account of her story.
This week, I would like to introduce you to Donna Grant who lives with Fibromyalgia and Chronic Lyme Disease and writes about her experiences on her February Stars blog. Here she talks about her experiences and living well with her chronic illness.
This week, I would like you to meet Charlotte Wells from charlottedebs.com. Charlotte has been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, chronic pain. ME/CFS and Myoclonic Seizures. She talks here about how she does her best to live as well as she can with her chronic illnesses.
My last post in this new series about living well with chronic illness was about Brittany and her love of coffee. This week I would like to introduce Linda, another chronic illness blogger, who lives in a most beautiful part of the world and gets to work with my favourite sweet treat – chocolate!
Life with ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia
Dizzy? Clumsy? Bruise easily? Joint pain? Feel faint? Get tired a lot? Feel anxious?
You might have Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (Hypermobile Type) or hypermobility – a genetic connective tissue disorder.
What living with dysautonomia and EDS feels like – “Me Wiring is Off”
When things went wrong 18 months ago, it felt like a malfunction, like the machine went wrong or like the accelerator got left in the on position. Well yesterday I got validation this is indeed correct. It’s called neurally mediated hypotension. Da dah! Continue reading Living with Dysautonomia and EDS – Chapter 5 “Me Wiring is Off”
What living with dysautonomia and EDS feels like – introducing…”Grog the Head”
A friend of mine who made a daily appearance for 6 months, stopped for 2 months and has now come back again is Grog, as I have now named him (aka bear with a sore head). When he’s in full swing he’s like the hangover (with full on banging migraines) that won’t go away and, over the last 12 months, has become a pretty consistent member of my crew. It seems it’s all part of the delightful bag of tricks this weird condition brings. Continue reading Living with Dysautonomia and EDS – Chapter 4 “Grog the Head”