Monthly Archives: July 2017

OI vey! Orthostatische Intoleranz 🇩🇪

Fast jeder ME Betroffene leidet an Orthostatischer Intoleranz, die oft als OI bezeichnet wird. Das bedeutet, jede Körperhaltung die orthostatisch herausfordernd ist, verursacht Symptome, die ziemlich heftig ausfallen können. Orthostase ist ein Begriff, der das altgriechische Wort für “aufrecht” (ὀρθός … Continue reading

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OI vey! Orthostatic Intolerance 🇬🇧🇺🇸

  Almost every ME patient suffers from Orthostatic Intolerance, commonly referred to as OI. This means, every posture with orthostatic challenge leads to symptoms which can be pretty severe. Orthostasis is a term that combines the ancient greek word for … Continue reading

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Tiere und ME

Es gibt jede Menge Leute, die einen oder mehrere nicht menschliche Mitbewohner haben. Zugegeben, auch ein Kaktus würde in diese Kategorie fallen, aber heute will ich über Tiere und Menschen schreiben und meine niemals endende Sehnsucht nach einem tierischen Freund. … Continue reading

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Animals and ME

There are alot of people having one or more non-human house- or flat mates. It’s true that even a cactus might fit this criterium but today, I want to write about animals and humans, and my neverending longing for an … Continue reading

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Take me back….

  (MElieschen, Altmühl, Altmühltal, Germany) 🇬🇧🇺🇸I had hoped this year on my birthday my power would be sufficient for me to go to the river, have a picnic on the shore with friends, sing a few songs and come home … Continue reading

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How it began – Wie es anfing

🇬🇧🇺🇸It was in 2013 when I thought about how to still be able to reach out, be part of the real world. I first did some drawing with shaky hands. Turned out ok, I guess. But I could feel decline … Continue reading

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An artist MEmi for an artist. Ein Künstler MEmi für eine Künstlerin

  🇺🇸🇬🇧Following an article about Life with ME in a german online magazine for which I was interviewed, a woman approached me via Facebook. She had read the article and was touched because my coping mechanism, the MEmis were briefly … Continue reading

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