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Me with M.E.

Fight Like A Girl

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Created on 2010-02-10 10:32:35 (#477575), last updated 2012-02-25 (294 weeks ago)

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Name:Peggster
Birthdate:Feb 13
Location:New Zealand



Courage, it would seem, is nothing less than the power to overcome danger, misfortune, fear, injustice, while continuing to affirm inwardly that life with all its sorrows is good; that everything is meaningful even if in a sense beyond our understanding; and that there is always tomorrow.

I'm a 20 year old girl from a tiny town in rural New Zealand, who has M.E.
I've decided to catalogue my struggles with this disease here, partly as an outlet and partly to see if I can see what lifestyle choices I make that either make the disease worse or better and hope that through this reflection, I can take control of this instead of it controlling me.
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