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    How to Treat a Chronically ill Person: What to do and not do

    Don’t leave me My physical body might be suffering but I still have the same soul. I am still the friend, lover, colleague, or family member I was before. I need you in my life, even if I can’t show it. I don’t expect you to treat me differently, in fact I don’t want you to. I just want to be myself. I might have to make some modifications to what we are able to do together, but please, don’t leave me alone. If you were in my life before I still want you in my life now, and I need you more than ever. Do: Stay connected Text me,…

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    Things that help: Antivirals

    When I first discovered that I have ME/CFS I started searching what might help me feel better. I believed I had some kind of virus in my system my body just couldn’t kick. And I knew I had chronic Epstein Barr. I had several tests over the years and some came out positive that I had the active form of the virus, and some came out negative and just showed I had the virus in the past. I had fever like bouts where I would be down for no reason with the aches and pains of a fever, and overwhelming fatigue and sleepiness. (Mono). Yet no temperature and no clear…