Nancy Mc

Writer, Chronic Illness Advocate

My ultimate goal is to help raise awareness for young people living with rare, incurable chronic illnesses or disabilities through blogging on my website - 'The Chronic Illness Diary of a Young Adult'. (My ultimate goal is to help raise awareness for young people living with rare, incurable chronic illnesses or disabilities through blogging on my website - 'The Chronic Illness Diary of a Young Adult'. ( http://chronicteenagetears.blogspot.co.uk )

I hope that by sharing my personal experiences of life with chronic illness and disability, others may feel less alone in their own circumstances. I have been diagnosed with the incurable illness Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS), as well as Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (PoTS), Mast Cell Activation Disorder (MCAD), Gastroparesis and Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS).
To Those Who Doubt Chronic Illness in Young

To Those Who Doubt Chronic Illness in Young Adults...

Every day is a challenge and we deal with it as it happens, as best we can. We do not have the beauty and joy in life to be completely spontaneous, to set time limits and to do as we please because pain, head to toe is a part of our package.
29/10/2015 11:23 GMT
Life With Chronic Illness Is What You Make

Life With Chronic Illness Is What You Make It....

Life is what you make it, despite the cards you may have been dealt. Life isn't always fair but it is a gift. My physical pain could allow me to stay hidden away in bed for my entire life if I allowed it to, yet I know this will not bring me joy in the long run or in my present...
19/10/2015 12:55 BST