I have some exciting new stories posted on the Fighting Fatigue Fighting Back Challenge website! Both of these ladies are very inspirational and have done remarkable things for the CFS & Fibromyalgia community! Just … [Read more...] about Check Out the Latest “Fighting Back Challenge” Stories!
As I sat down to write this post, I found that typing these words were not easy. It was not easy because it's always a difficult thing to realize, then admit (especially to the world) one's own faults. But here I am, once … [Read more...] about Love, Understanding & Compassion Are A Two Way Street
The buzz among ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia patients and bloggers is the latest government funding figures for 2011 for ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia research, which were posted by the ME/CFS Worldwide Patient Alliance recently. … [Read more...] about Lack of Government Funding for ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia Research
The unpredictable nature of ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia makes daily life a challenge for those of us who are trying to survive with the illnesses. Never knowing from 0ne day to the next what is going to happen, what we will or … [Read more...] about The Only Thing Predictiable About CFS & FM Is the Unpredictability
Last week I was excited to announce the Fighting Fatigue "Fighting Back Challenge" and already we have received a submisison of an inspirational story by a CFS & Fibromyalgia survivor! To read Debbie's amazing story … [Read more...] about First Person to Take the “Fighting Back Challenge”!
In order to stay sane, I always try to find the silver lining in the world of chronic illness. I think one of the true blessings of being sick is that it has helped me to be more empathetic towards others. I find that I can … [Read more...] about Empathy & Tough Love Comes with Chronic Illness
Laura Hillenbrand Article Alert! There is a really good article today about Laura Hillenbrand in the New York Times. It is one of the most positive I have read so far and they talk at length about ME/CFS. Laura even … [Read more...] about ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia News Around the Web
In my previous post, I announced the release of a great new book by Dr. Neil Nathan, On Hope and Healing: For Those Who Have Fallen Through the Medical Cracks. In this book, Dr. Nathan discusses an effective treatment that … [Read more...] about Methylation Protocol Effective Treatment for ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia
I have a huge goal and I know that many people will think that I am in denial about my illnesses but I'm not - I'm optimistic. Maybe a little too optimistic about this particular goal? I really have a dream and a big goal to … [Read more...] about My Dreams for the Future Do Not Include Disability
Social Security Disability is not a process to be taken lightly. Many of us with CFS, Fibromyalgia, IC Disease or a combination of the three have found it necessary to go to these extreme measures for financial … [Read more...] about Disability Proving to Be A Major Hindrance Around Every Corner