This week I interviewed Chronic Illness warrior and blogger Yvette Putter. We talked all about her different illnesses and how she overcomes the hard times.
What do you suffer from?
Myalgic Enphitis, Fibromyalgia, POTS
When were you diagnosed?
5 years ago
What was it like when you were diagnosed?
Mixed bag of emotions
Did you know a lot about your condition?
What is a piece of advice you have for someone who doesn’t understand or believe?
I no longer try to convince others. But I can direct them to good mecical sites.
What was your support system like? What is it like now?
It has diminshed, but also I am well supported by the few who are left.
What is the hardest part about dealing with (issue)?
The need to pace – especially in a career perspective.
What is a piece of advice you have for anyone who is just being diagnosed?
Take your time go process, heal emotionally/mentally and then move forward.
What helps to keep you Forever Strong?
A desire to lead a happy life.