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The Twelve Days Of Chronic Illness: Blogmas Guest Post

Palar Williams co-runs the website Chronically Me Disabled & Free. She lives with chronic illness, including a diagnosis of POTS, chronic migraines and fibromyalgia. You can find the team over on Instagram or Twitter.

On the first day of Christmas my true love sent to me a partly malfunctioning body

On the second day of Christmas my true love sent to me two compression socks and a partly malfunctioning body

On the third day of Christmas my true love sent to me three failed migraine medications, two compression socks, and a partly malfunctioning body

On the fourth day of Christmas my true love sent to me four doctors appointments this week, three failed migraine medications, two compression socks, and a partly malfunctioning body

On the fifth day of Christmas my true love sent to me five blood draw vials, four doctors appointments, three failed migraine medications, two compression socks, and a partly malfunctioning body

On the sixth day of Christmas my true love sent to me six new diagnoses, five blood draw vials, four doctors appointments, three failed migraine medications, two compression socks, and a partly malfunctioning body

On the seventh day of Christmas my true love sent to me seven bed rest days, six new diagnoses, five blood draw vials, four doctors appointments, three failed migraine medications, two compression socks, and a partly malfunctioning body

On the eighth day of Christmas my true love sent to me eight ounces of electrolyte fluids, seven bed rest days, six new diagnoses, five blood draw vials, four doctors appointments, three failed migraine medications, two compression socks, and a partly malfunctioning body

On the ninth day of Christmas my true love sent to me nine new bruises, eight ounces of electrolyte fluids, seven bed rest days, six new diagnoses, five blood draw vials, four doctors appointments, three failed migraine medications, two compression socks, and a partly malfunctioning body

On the tenth day of Christmas my true love sent to me ten emergency room visits! Nine new bruises, eight ounces of electrolyte fluids, seven bed rest days, six new diagnoses, five blood draw vials, four doctors appointments, three failed migraine medications, two compression socks, and a partly malfunctioning body

On the eleventh day of Christmas my true love sent to me eleven areas of joint pain, ten emergency room visits, nine new bruises, eight ounces of electrolyte fluids, seven bed rest days, six new diagnoses, five blood draw vials, four doctors appointments, three failed migraine medications, two compression socks, and a partly malfunctioning body

On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love sent to me twelve pills a day! Eleven areas of joint pain, ten emergency room visits, nine new bruises, eight ounces of electrolyte fluids, seven bed rest days, six new diagnoses, five blood draw vials, four doctors appointments, three failed migraine medications, two compression socks, and a partly malfunctioning body!!

Thank you, Palar, for kicking off our Blogmas 2018 in the best way possible! Keep your eyes peeled for more amazing guest posters this month!

One thought on “The Twelve Days Of Chronic Illness: Blogmas Guest Post

  1. I too have POTS and chronic migraines and I really felt this poem and your strugfles with chronic illness. You’re such a strong, beautiful, warrior!! I have you in my thoughts and prayers!! ❤

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