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The clichéd ‘what I learned in 2015′ post

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Happy nearly 2015, everyone. It has been a long bloody year. Actually, it seems to have gone insanely quickly. I’m really excited for my little holiday tomorrow, and I am very much looking forward to having a break and doing a bit of exploring. I’ve been promised it is magical there this time of year, so I have […]

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Getting to grips with ‘true’ resting

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Pacing. Resting. Just hearing those words is enough to make me frustrated. Granted, frustration is generally one of my go-to emotions so it’s probably not all that surprising. I’ve been thinking more and more about resting and pacing since a number of flares have left me feeling considerably worse over the last couple of years. This came […]

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Welp, looks like I’m a student again!

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As some of you may have seen on my social media channels, I have decided to go back to school and finally finish my postgraduate education. I actually started my MA in International Relations in 2011 and had to drop out twice due to increasingly failing health. The last few years have been interesting to […]

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So, I went to a Fatigue Clinic

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Towards the beginning of this year I received a letter from a department of infectious diseases at the Royal Free Hospital. I was very confused. As far as I was aware I didn’t have an infectious disease, and if I did, telling me by asking if I wanted to stay on a waiting list would […]

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Why I choose to write about my health

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Writing about your health so publicly is a really weird thing. Even a few years ago I would have never dreamed about doing it. Health is something that we consider to be really private. But now more and more in pretty much every health community, we’re seeing people ‘coming out’ to share their lives and experiences […]

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