Liz Harvie
    I’m Liz. I’m a 44-year-old Mum to two daughters, my gorgeous Flatcoated Retriever and wife to a frequently travelling husband. I’m British and live in Surrey, England. I was diagnosed with Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome in November 2017 after seeing various ‘confused’ practitioners and being given a couple of misdiagnoses.
    I also suffer from Dysautonomia. Getting my diagnosis brought with it an array of feelings and emotions but explained many ‘symptoms’ that I had been experiencing my whole life. I’m in a good, positive place right now and am happy to be here to share my experiences with you.

    Finally getting a diagnosis

    Relief. Reassurance. Validation. Shock. Denial. Anger. Grief. Acceptance. Peace. Self-respect. These emotions all stem from finally getting a diagnosis. I’m ...
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    Dear Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

    Dear Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, I thought you had me. I really did. You gradually crept uninvited into my life, OUR lives ...
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    Michelle is a Senior Occupational Therapist working with people with hypermobility and rheumatological conditions (like arthritis). Michelle is the owner of Hypermobility Connect, an online platform for people with hypermobility to connect with resources, health professionals & each other. Michelle practices OT in her private practice, Rheumi Occupational Therapy