Day 252 In the Pursuit of Love (IIAW)

QUOTE: “MCS is not curable but it is preventable. Eliminate toxic chemicals from our everyday lives and we would eliminate new cases of MCS and alleviate the vast majority of symptoms of those who already have MCS. Today, I ask that if you using anything in your home/life with an artificial fragrance — — you educate yourself why you should stop — NOW. The same for toxic cleaning supplies and pesticides and furniture that out-gasses toxic chemicals….”
TONS OF GOOD INFORMATION FROM MY MCS SISTER COLLEEN—-

Life in the City with a Future

This week is Invisible Illness Awareness Week. If you’re not one of the over 100 million people who have an invisible illness — and wonder what it is — it is an illness/disease/sensitivity that the symptoms are not obvious to someone else. If you seated 50 people with MCS (Multiple Chemical Sensitivities) and 50 people without MCS in a room — it would be nearly impossible to pick out those with MCS. Symptoms such as migraines — chronic fatigue — chest pains — blurred vision are not obvious to some one else. Even symptoms that are external such as hives are still difficult to see when they are on your scalp or under your chin. Panic attacks or anxiety caused by toxic chemicals reacting with our brains and nervous symptoms are often incorrectly assumed to be a “mental” disorder rather than a physical one. Mood swings and fuzzy-headedness are sometimes…

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About sondasmcschatter

I was encouraged to start a blog as I suffer from MCS /multi chemical sensitivities & other health problems & I have helped several hundred others who suffer from MCS set up "Safe Homes" & given them encouragement & HOPE & share information & lots of laughs along the way also. When you choose to use fragrances, chemicals, or pesticides, You are not simply making a choice for yourself, You are making a choice for everyone around you!!!! What makes me an expert on MCS-- not a darn thing-- BUT have lived with it for years-& years- & have learned lots the HARD WAY-- by experience!! And want to give others help & HOPE & encouragement -- as I know there are not many who understand what it is to live with this illness- & ALL THAT GOES WITH IT!!! Internet has been my way of communication with many who we are confined to their "safe homes" all over the USA & other countries!! I have communicated with many HUNDRED by e-mail-- phone & letters & internet forums-- I hope this blog will help in a better way to share laughter-- hope & information!!! As for many are not any longer able to even leave their homes-- & communication is sooo important & sharing & encouragement & GIVING HOPE!!!
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