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A project set up to connect with patients & professionals in developing an understanding of energy limiting chronic illness.
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In this new series, of Voices from the Waiting Room, I am pleased to be able to share Textlings by Marion Michell. Voices from the Waiting Room will include contributions from artists and writers reflecting on their experience of chronic illness. The f-word Most of the time fatigue creeps, other times it gathers forceContinue reading “Textlings”
Last week saw the publication of the new draft guidelines from NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) for patients with ME/CFS (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome). NICE provides national guidance on recommended treatments in the UK. ME/CFS is a complex multi-system neurological condition. It is often but not always associated with a post-viral infection.Continue reading “NICE & the necessity of collaboration”
After a trial period of denial, or perhaps more accurately, a gradual realisation that my new less capable body was here to stay, for a while at least, I began to write about it (Dear X). I started to look at who else had done this unimaginable thing of making solid these intangible experiences, by giving them wordsContinue reading “The importance of words, and of choosing them carefully.”
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