Category: Invisible illness

Invisible Illness Myth #2 – Infographic

And here’s the second one! Just in the nick of time – Invisible Illness Awareness Week ends tomorrow. The other infographics will have to wait till Invisible Illness Awareness Week 2017… Feedback Noticed a factual error? Please kindly let me know here on the Fruitful Today Facebook page. Follow If you’d like to receive notification …

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Invisible Illness Myth #1 – Infographic

So I’ve finally got my first infographic done. Only took me a year! (Ugh.) The plan is to make a series of infographics that help raise awareness about invisible illnesses. It may take another year or two to get them all done at the rate I’m working! But this is a start… Feedback Noticed a …

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“Build a Bridge” Interview Series

I don’t know if you’re familiar with the expression, build a bridge. It’s a way of “encouraging” someone to move on from their problems. Well, I’m not using the expression in its usual sense. Fruitful Today’s Build a Bridge project is about walking over the bridge with a grieving person, rather than standing back while …

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Days Like This #1 (Luke 12:13-34)

I’m in the middle of a flare. I really struggle on days like this. I’m sure you know how it feels! Most of the time my symptoms are under control – I carefully pace my activity; I rest regularly; I do what my doctors have instructed in order to manage my chronic condition. But sometimes …

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My Letter to ME/CFS

  Dear chronic fatigue syndrome, I need to get a few things off my chest. First of all, you need to change your name. You have a confusing name. Life with you involves much more than just feeling tired all the time. Plus, your name doesn’t even have capital letters, but your acronym has extra …

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