Blog entries by Dainty

Today I walked into a food bank for the first time. It's taken me three months of homelessness to reach this point. SSI is a little over...
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It's been so long since I've wandered over to this part of the web. Life has been ridiculous, but good. I'm still too ill to care for myself even...
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I don't know where to even start. I was so close. I was healing. I was recovering. Then I had a few hour's notice to find somewhere else to...
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So, recovering from being almost completely room-bound and MCS so severe that the only clothing I could tolerate was homemade from unbleached...
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It's heartbreaking, how courageously my body tries to heal. Uproot me from wherever I'm staying on a few hour's notice, resulting in a scramble...
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"But wait a minute! I thought you were doing better!" I am, folks, trust me. You see, my improvement has all happened outwards, expanding away...
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Since my last entry, some people have commented trying to help me feel better about how my living conditions really aren't as bad as they seem...
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He asked me if I had trouble with hygiene - I burst out crying. I've been trying to find out whether I can get home health care services from a...
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I've been officially diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder from the trauma this illness has put me through. It was validating to hear...
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This past week I've connected with someone online who lives in my area. We're both enjoying the potential friendship that's forming, though it's...
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I achieved a lot of accomplishments today. Big stuff, in my world. Little stuff, by normal people's standards. But I did it. I went to the...
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In a normal person's life, personal crises are occasional. They happen infrequently enough that one can excuse themselves from work or meetings or...
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It wasn't out of laziness or anxiety that I hadn't seen a dentist. For the first few years I was too busy fighting for my life. The last time I'd...
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I was having a particularly bad night of insomnia, and someone I'd known around PR for a while was offering to teach me a technique to help it. Of...
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I still vividly remember the first few moments my PEM melted away. It was like magic. I was shocked; in awe. 6 years of that curse turning my...
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Sometimes I feel like my life is consumed with the task of cleaning up after myself. I was feeling all productive because I'd managed to put...
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This past week... I ordered a bunch of stuff off Amazon that I needed. Like, truly needed. And I sent some of it to the wrong address. I had a...
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Part 1 | Part 2 You have to understand, this is me on a bad day. I've been sleep-deprived for weeks and suffering noise exposure as I'm stuck in...
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