I first became sick when the internet was just in its infancy, and so I had to figure a lot out on my own without reaching out to people online. Now that we are lucky enough to have a robust internet and increased access, I think this is a great list for people who are researching their new diagnoses, as well as a good reminder list for those of us who are seasoned sufferers.
Here is a thoughtful, honest piece from my friend Rhosyn.
She runs the blog https://rhosynmd.wordpress.com and is happy to chat to any sufferers who are seeking support. Rhosynhas been ill for four years now and has gained many coping mechanisms along the way, that she is happy to share with you.
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A few months ago I was laying in bed after another fruitless doctors appointment and I was thinking of all the things I wish I knew at the start of my illness, so I decided to write them down in the hope that they might help someone else. So, without further ado, here are my top tips for the recently diagnosed chronic illness warrior.
1.) Don’t dive into anything right away.
Make sure you give yourself time and…
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