Tag Archives for CFS

Postcards at Sea #6: Metamorphosis

It has been a year since a bout of pneumonia triggered Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and my body stopped working the way it used to. At such a milestone, it seems timely to check in with a postcard. I am so … Continue reading

21. April 2017 by Rebecca
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Postcards at Sea #5: Words Like Fishes

Out here, floating in the ocean, words are hard to find. They are like fishes, all around me in the water but they dart away whenever I need them. This difficulty finding words is one of the more curious symptoms … Continue reading

09. November 2016 by Rebecca
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Postcards at Sea #3: Knitting When the Forecast is for Fog

I had thought knitting was like breathing for me, something I didn’t really think about and that didn’t require much effort. However, after the chronic fatigue was triggered, everything including knitting became arduous.  Even once I had the energy to knit stitches again, the … Continue reading

14. September 2016 by Rebecca
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