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Hypersomnia- It Gets Better

I’m part of a support group near my college for people with Narcolepsy, Idiopathic Hypersomnia, Kleine-Levin Syndrome, and other disorders involving excessive sleep. One young member, a freshman in high school, has been having an especially difficult time, and my friend who is also in the group came up with a wonderful idea to help her out. 526 more words

Living Better: Interview With My Guru

Dawnie is my personal guru and all around speaker of all the wisdom.She has battled chronic illness for the better part of a decade, and uses the knowledge she’s gained to help others on their paths. 1,209 more words

Spoonie Life

Day 326 In the Pursuit of Love (Do Nothing or Fly Part 1)

Some time ago, I vowed no more cats. Whiskers had died a drawn out death. No more. Time passed and a neighbor ended up with kittens. 762 more words

Love: A New Year's Resolution

Acceptance of a Chronic Illness

I thought I might feel better after three and a half days rest but no I don’t. It is sinking in what I am dealing with here. 207 more words

Chronic Illness

To Everything There Is A Season

Watching a peaceful death of a human being reminds us of a falling star; one of a million lights in a vast sky that flares up for a brief moment only to disappear into the endless night forever.

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Chronic Illness

No small miracle

Over the last couple of weeks, things have started to look up a little bit. I have managed to do some laundry. I have cooked for myself a couple of times. 830 more words


Day 237 "Diligence and Moderation"

“Before illness,”  I tell my therapist, “I had things I was working on – I was engaged with life.  Now I can’t do any of that.  655 more words