Invisibly Ill Fox
Living with ME/CFS, POTS, endometriosis, and hashimoto’s.
25 things you can buy on Amazon that make life a little bit easier if you're disabled or chronically ill
25 things you can buy to amazon to make life a little bit easier if you’re disabled or chronically ill – written by someone who is disabled and chronically ill and has purchased and used all of these items!
This has been a particularly difficult week for me, with the spread of COVID-19 triggering other issues I have had trouble processing. I have actually started to improve with my M.E. symptoms and was feeling optimistic that maybe I could progress to being a mild case again, rather than being mostly housebound with moderate M.E.Continue reading “Coronavirus & Marginalized Communities: We shouldn’t have to beg for you to care about us”
A guest blog from Lori Madeira, @MECFSWarrior on Instagram and twitter, summarizing Jen Brea’s story recovering from M.E.
I am very proud and excited to introduce Wilma! My new, custom wheelchair. Realizing I needed a mobility aid It was quite a long process to get approved or a wheelchair. First, I had to get over my own internalized ableism and the stigma surround wheelchair users and admit that using a wheelchair would beContinue reading “Becoming a Wheelchair User”
Recently, I was talking to my therapist about how much I want to get back to my “old life” and the “old me,” but I don’t think that will ever happen and asked her how can I accept that? How can I make adjustments so that I can still live a good life without feelingContinue reading “Chronic Illness & the Stages of Grief”
Too often I see videos of my chronically ill friends crying in the car after leaving a doctors appointment, frustrated, angry, upset, and hopeless because they were ignored and invalidated yet again. I love that they show the raw reality of what often happens when you have chronic illness but I hate that we haveContinue reading “Believe Patients!”