Imagine you’ve woken up one day feeling bad. Bad like you’ve never experienced. As if you’re body was drowning. You try to move but find the effort too much. What took you little effort becomes an uphill battle. One you lose. Time and time again, you lose. Coherent words lose themselves in the fog of your mind. Migraines pulse against your skull, threatening to split you open.

Okay, you think, I’ll go to the doctor. Get some help.

But help isn’t what you are likely to get.

Instead, you find yourself dismissed as depressed. Or worse, pining for attention. …


Nathaniel Ansari

Freelance editor and writer. Specialize in gaming, food, ME/CFS. For inquiries

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