My blog posts have been featured on other wonderful sites such as The Mighty and Patient Worthy. The content is always edited and slightly different, so even if you’ve read them on my site, check them out below!
I was passed around to over 10 specialists before finally being given my diagnosis, 21 years after the onset of symptoms. Twenty-one years of being told it was in my head, being made out to be a faker and being sick is enough to convince even yourself that you’re faking it.
I studied literature and languages in my undergraduate career, hoping that I would have the opportunity to live abroad and travel the world. How could I live abroad now?
Diagnosis at any age has its own distinct challenges, but perhaps selfishly, we imagine that diagnosis in your 20s is particularly difficult and here’s why.