A rather boring story

When I began to write a blog post on what is wrong with me recently, I started out to write a simple description of the illnesses I have and some of the symptoms so that I could share the link with anyone that was curious about me .  After an hour of writing and two thousand words I realised that what I was actually writing was a complete chronicle of my illness from school until present day. I have since written an outline of the whole thing that covers early minor illness, getting sick with flu and never recovering, then fighting to get a diagnoses, going bankrupt, fighting to get benefits. being given drug after ineffective drug, and eventually starting a business in the face of being unemployable, and my current relapse. It is likely to be near 10,000 words.

The question is, would anyone actually like to read that? I am not so bigheaded as to imagine that people want to read my autobiography. On the other hand I do want people to gain an understanding of M.E. and what it is like to live with.  So should I finish writing it? Should I post it as a series of blog entries? Or perhaps as a small dowloadable ebook?

The post I actually intended to write is here if you would like to know what illnesses I actually have in more concise form, and it also contains links to and a video of spoon theory which does an excellent job of explaining chronic illness to the uninitiated.

Author: Latentexistence

The world is broken and I can't fix it because I am broken. I can, however, rant about it all and this is where I do that when I can get my thoughts together. Most of the time you'll find my words on Twitter rather than here though. I sometimes write for Where's The Benefit too.

2 thoughts on “A rather boring story”

    1. The thought had crossed my mind. There is a problem though – would anyone pay to read this? They are unlikely to read it as a paid book, while probably will read at least the relevant bits if it is sent to them as a link or a free book.

      I am considering putting stuff online for free but also offering an eBook on Amazon for cash if enough people are interested and want to support me.

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