6 Things To Be Proud Of If You Have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome


Proud to be ME


By Clare Rudderty in The Mighty.


Society today places ever increasing value on achievement. Getting a job promotion, starting a family and running a marathon are all things to be celebrated and praised.

But what happens if you have spent the last decade housebound and bedbound with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome ?

What do you have to be proud of then?

Well, a lot, as it turns out.

You may not be able to benchmark your achievements against the rest of society. And you probably won’t get the recognition you deserve, but there are so many things you have to be proud of.

Here are some examples of things you can take pride in:

1. Some days you manage to shower and get dressed. You do this even though you won’t be going out and won’t be seeing anyone.


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