Five years ago, Joey Tuan graduated from UC Berkeley and was working at a job in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Shortly after returning from a hiking trip to Yosemite, he came down with a serious case of mono…and never felt well again.
Within a year, he was diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome, and about a year and a half later tested CDC-positive for Lyme disease.
He’s been through a wide variety of treatments, and still struggles with his health daily.
But this blog isn’t really about that.
Joey, now 27, is embarking on a new project. He’s starting an on-line support group for young adults (in their 20s and 30s) who are dealing with neuroimmune conditions such as chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), chronic Lyme disease, fibromyalgia, atypical MS, multiple chemical sensitivities, and mold illness.
“During the five years I’ve been sick, I’ve always wanted to connect with other people my age who were dealing with similar issues,” he says. “There hasn’t been a good way to do that."
So he has created "Healkick," an on-line support group. If you want to join, ... Read more>>