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A Decade of Chronic Illness: Life Lessons Learned

In December of 2019, I attended an event where they spoke about 2020 goals. I was all for learning different strategies to help me come up with some fantastic goals. But then the speaker said, “Before you tackle your goals, take time to reflect on every year from this past decade.”  I thought back to …

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How I Significantly Increased my Energy Levels in 30 Days

I significantly increased my energy levels in 30 days! Did I just say that?! I can hardly believe it myself. I have battled with fatigue as one of my predominant symptoms of FND for nine years. Even when I was in “remission,” I still battled with fatigue every day. It was mostly mild unless I …

Chronic illness | invisible illness | brain fog | brain fog at work | working with a chronic illness

What it Feels Like to Work with Brain Fog and What You Can Do About it

Brain fog! Arrgh! Brain fog is probably one of my most frustrating and debilitating symptoms. It can cause forgetfulness, confusion, stupidity, and the inability to think or concentrate. It also can cause brain fatigue which can trigger my other symptoms such as difficulty with speech, sensory overload, physical fatigue, pain in my brain and spinal …