… that ticks can read?Continue reading “Do People Who Say “There’s No Lyme in This State” Think…”
“Can’t you just have a little bite of [thing I can’t have a little bite of]?”
“Gluten-free is the trendy thing nowadays, I guess.”
“Will just one piece kill you?” (I don’t know — do you want to come to the emergency room with me after I eat it?)Continue reading “Things Not to Say to People With Invisible Illnesses, Part Two”
Hello Spoonies and Non-Spoonies,
Long time no see! I haven’t been posting because I was attacked by toxic mold and had to move to a new apartment, but now I’m back. I will have tons of posts about mold, but I wanted to start with some coronavirusy cartoons.
In my vague and fuzzy brain-fogged memory, I remember reading an interview in which someone said her chronic illness was a gift. Continue reading “Some Say That Chronic Illness Is a Gift: A Cartoon with Two Endings”
It had been a very unfortunate month here at Miss Diagnoses, filled with evil health issues, and then I got two exciting requests to do interviews! So very honored! Both interviewers did a fantastic job! Continue reading “Interviews with The Mighty.com and RawlsMD.com”
I first learned about Yulia through her hilarious ME advocacy videos on her channel, @FunWithCFS. Yulia was a Ph.D student when she got sick and she is one brilliant, multitalented spoonie! This is a tiny bit longer than my other guest posts, but every word is worth the time. Please read her painfully relatable, funny, beautifully written memoir excerpt and be sure to check out her videos in the middle of the post.
Continue reading “Spoonie Guest Artist:Yulia Greyman (@FunWithCFS on YouTube)”
Hi spoonies! The fog is back! Continue reading “Fifty Shades of Brain Fog, Part Four”
Yes, it’s that time of year again. Continue reading “Valentines for Spoonies”
So you’ve celebrated Christmas and/or Hanukkah and Kwanzaa, but what about the little-known festival of Catmas? Your cat definitely thinks it should be an official holiday.
Welcome to Reader Brain Fog Adventures! Continue reading “Fifty Shades of Brain Fog, Part Three: Reader Brain Fog Adventures”
Because I have Lyme, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, allergies, and chemical sensitivities, brain fog is one of my worst symptoms. Really awful. Er, what was I talking about? Continue reading “50 Shades of Brain Fog, Part One”
I usually think about what I’ve lost from being chronically ill, which is pretty much everything. But it turns out I have also acquired many odd new talents. Continue reading “Skills I’ve Gained as a Lymie”