I'm going through some big changes here, and not necessarily good ones. My initial version of this post was looking quite different, but things haven't played out the way they were supposed to, and to be honest, I'm in a bit of a mess. Here's the deal: Medicare recently made some nasty changes. Because of … Continue reading Big Changes
Advice For Nurses Working With Severe ME Patients
The experience of having regular visits from hospice nurses has been a wonderful one, for the most part. The nurses who visit me are skilled, compassionate, intelligent, kind, caring, and just plain good at what they do. Considering I am their first ME patient ever, things have gone extremely well. Several individuals at hospice have … Continue reading Advice For Nurses Working With Severe ME Patients
What Is Hospice, And How Does It Help?
I mentioned in an earlier post that I currently receive hospice care. As a severe ME patient, I know how lucky that makes me. I know the vast majority of people who have this condition like I do are left stranded with no care at all. I've been there myself, and it's a terrible place. … Continue reading What Is Hospice, And How Does It Help?