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Fear

Fear by Jeannette Guest Writer

I had an incredible dream early this morning. My dreams are typically interesting; vivid and in color, but on a rare occasion I’ll experience a dream that I know I’ll carry with me for the rest of my life. This particular dream was about fear. I wasn’t running from monsters, …

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Dealing With Naysayers

dealing with naysayers

Today my feelings were hurt as a result of another person’s actions towards my illnesses.  This is fairly common in my world, much to my dismay. You see…a large portion of the common public still view fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome as forms of mental distress. Some have been known …

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Invisible Scars

invisible scars

I have many visible scars from various diagnostic procedures over time. I have a scar on my ribcage from my chest drain, a scar slightly under my arm pit, and a scar just underneath my right breast, from my Hodgkin’s biopsy. I also have scars on my arms from cannulas; …

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INSPIRATION…

Inspiration

I often think that I am being selfish when I have a “woe is me” day. I do acknowledge that I am entitled to them because while what happens to me may not be as severe as what happens to the guy next to me, it IS still happening to …

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Spotlight: FLAGC Member Allison Awarded by the NCWA

The Fight Like a Girl Club would like to spotlight one of our members and Power Story writers, Allison Healy, who was recently awarded by the National Collegiate Wrestling Association for her bravery in battling multiple serious medical conditions, including RSD/CRPS, Gastroparesis/Intestinal Dysmotility/DTP, and POTS/Dysautonomia. Allison was chosen for the award after …

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