The face behind Chronically Rising

My name is Chantelle Spies, and I am a 24-year-old Chemical Engineer and dog mom, struggling with a chronic illness known as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME/CFS). As an engineer, it is in my nature to want to solve complex problems and optimize processes – my health has proven to be no different. I do as much…


So often people think chronic illness only has physical symptoms, whereas on of the most frustrating symptoms manifests mentally in the form of brainfog. If we forget something please know it is not that it is not important to us – we really cannot remember. #chronicallyrising #chronicillnesswarrior #ME #millionsmissing #hope#strong#spoonie #spoonielife #awareness #brainfog