How to bounce back from a bad doctor’s appointment

Have you ever found yourself thinking “well that sucked!” after finishing a conversation with a doctor?

That was me earlier this month—feeling not only that I had wasted time, energy, and money, but that I also never want to face this new doctor again.

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Autoimmune Encephalitis Recovery, Part 2: The Day-to-Day Emotional Challenges

You’ve heard that autoimmune encephalitis (AE) recovery is slow.

Good doctors—the ones that mentally prepare you for life after the worst of your acute symptoms have dissipated—tell you to be kind to yourself as you recuperate.

But what does that really mean? What does that actually look like? And what does that feel like?

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