“My message to all CFS/ME/Fibro sufferers is don’t lose hope — recovery is possible, even if not easy.”
You hear people say that during certain moments time seems to stop. I always thought this was such a cliché, but when the doctor told me I had an incurable autoimmune called MG, time literally stood still.
Proponents say acupuncture can do everything from relieving pain to creating a general sense of wellness, while others believe the benefits are all in your head. Recent studies show both sides may have a point.
“When I looked in the mirror, I was increasingly unrecognizable to myself. But to everyone else — including, as I was to discover, a host of medical professionals — I was a picture of better-than-average health.”