Category Archives for "M.E. Awareness"

International Day of People with Disabilities: Not All Disabilities Are Visible

Man in a wheelchair with his hand on the wheel. Title reads: Not all disabilities are visible. International day of people with disabilities.

December 3 is International Day of People with Disabilities. It's a great opportunity to raise awareness and make some noise all over the internet (and in real life) if you can manage it. The message I want to get across this year, is that not every disability is visible.

There are many conditions that do not display any outward signs of illness or disability, but they are just as debiitating as any condition you can clearly identify.

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My Many Symptoms Of ME/CFS In 2015

A long list of symptoms, title reads: my symptoms of ME/cfs in 2015. Dozens of fluctuating symptoms.

You might be wondering why on earth I'd write about the symptoms of ME/cfs when everybody knows Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or ME is about always being tired. What most people don't know is that this neurological illness causes dozens of unrelenting symptoms that fluctuate constantly and are quite unpredictable. The very least of these is an unfathomable exhaustion at the slightest exertion!

Fatigue is the least of our worries - let me share with you the list of symptoms that ME patients have to deal with on a daily basis, you might just be surprised at how strong we really are... not at all the lazy, weak, not-trying-hard-enough people that the general population thinks we are! We are warriors fighting constant battles within our own bodies every minute of every day.

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