"When you accept that you are chronically ill, the energy you used to exert fighting with yourself can be spent fighting for yourself." —Trisha, patient, in the book What Nurses Know...Chronic Fatigue Syndrome by Lorraine Steefel
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Darla copyedits biomedical research while living with an invisible chronic illness.