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Out of Time

live every moment as if it were your last was a motto written in my first diary, penned at the tender age of thirteen. A motto I lived by, with then boyfriend and first love. 1,218 more words

Finally, THE diagnosis! 

I don’t think it’s finally sunk in yet. I know in my heart it’s the right diagnosis, after years of wrong ones.

Yesterday, I finally had my first appointment with a LLMD (Lyme literate medical doctor). 332 more words

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managing work, family & life with a chronic "something"

I hope one day I look back on this whole time and laugh.

Laugh at myself like “Girl, remember that time you were laid up in bed & your kids ate apple sauce, potato chips & dry cereal for supper?- well, they didn’t go to bed hungry & they survived”. 574 more words

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First Post

WOW! Finally the day (or night) has come where I decided to make my first post about my struggles and journey with the diagnosis with Central Sensitization Syndrome (CSS). 602 more words

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Mysterious ailment in Nigeria kills victims within hours; 18 dead

ODE-IRELE, Nigeria – A mysterious affliction has killed as many as 18 people in southwestern Nigeria, leaving health officials scrambling to determine its cause.

The cases have all occurred in Nigeria’s Ondo state since April 13, health officials said Sunday. 140 more words

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Danger, Will Robinson

When you are chronically ill, hope is a dangerous thing.

At first you do. You hope. You hope fiercely. It’s what gets you through so many doctor appointments and awkward procedures and pain-filled days. 505 more words

Things never go as planned

2 weeks ago was the MPFL surgery on my left knee. A few things I’ve learned in the last 2 weeks are:

  1. Things never go a planned.
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