• Today’s post will spotlight a Chronic Illness called Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME/CFS) and Fibromyalgia. - #MECFS #Fibromyalgia #ChronicIllness

    Chronic Illness Spotlight: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis & Fibromyalgia

    Chronic Illness Spotlight is a series in which different illnesses are highlighted and a Chronic Illness Warrior that lives with the illness is featured. Today’s post will spotlight a Chronic Illness called Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME/CFS) and Fibromyalgia. Myalgic Encephalomyelitis causes extreme fatigue, muscle and joint pain, severe headaches and more. Fibromyalgia is an illness that causes widespread chronic pain, joint stiffness and insomnia. Meet Shan! Today’s Chronic Illness Warrior is Shan Ellis. She is a mom, blogger and she lives in Wales. I have a passion for Wales, my home, my kids, stationary and books, Slimming World meals, cheap weekends out, beer and craft gin, renovating my dilapidated house, and…

  • Today’s post will spotlight a Chronic Illness called Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and Dysautonomia featuring Fern Adams. #EDS #EhlersDanlos #Dysautonomia #ChronicIllness

    Chronic Illness Spotlight: Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

    Chronic Illness Spotlight is a series in which different illnesses are highlighted and a Chronic Illness Warrior that lives with the illness is featured. Today’s post will spotlight a Chronic Illness called Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and Dysautonomia. Ehlers Danlos Syndrome causes hypermobility of joints as well as other problems. Dysautonomia is an illness that impacts the Autonomic Nervous System. Today’s featured Chronic Illness Warrior is Fern. She has a Masters Degree in Anthropology and she lives in Scotland. Just by reading her social media profiles you can tell that she has a great personality as she has named her wheelchair Rollo! She is also an avid bookworm and loves…

  • Chronic Illness Spotlight on rare Bone Disease featuring Sam Moss at My Medical Musings. #BoneDisease #ChronicIllnes

    Chronic Illness Spotlight: Rare Bone Disease & More

    Chronic Illness Spotlight is a series in which different illnesses are highlighted and a person that lives with the illness is featured. Today’s post will spotlight a rare Bone Disease. It is so rare that it hasn’t been given a name! Meet Sam Moss of My Medical Musings, Sam has several Chronic Illnesses, one that is so rare that it hasn’t been named yet. She also has Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sjogrens Syndrome, Trigeminal Neuralgia, a permanent Colostomy due to a severe rectal prolapse and a few other bits and pieces. Sam is an advocate for others that have Chronic Illness and runs an active Chronic Illness Facebook Group. This Group is…

  • Chronic Illness Spotlight is a blog series focused on highlighting different Chronic Illnesses and featuring those who battle them. #ChronicIllnessSpotlight #ChronicIllness

    Chronic Illness Spotlight: Familial Mediterranean Fever

    Chronic Illness Spotlight is a new series in which different illnesses are highlighted and a patient that lives with the illness is featured. Today’s post will spotlight a rare Chronic Illness called Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF). Familial Mediterranean Fever Meet Ashley Marie, she is recently engaged so congratulations are definitely in order!  Ashley Marie has two Chronic Illnesses, one is called Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF) and the other is Behcet’s Disease. Today, we will be focusing on FMF. If you would like to learn more about Behcet’s Disease, visit the American Behcet’s Disease Association. Here is the interview with Ashley Marie.  Briefly explain your illness FMF is a rare autoinflammatory disorder that…