Pamela Jessen

Pamela Jessen lives in Langford, British Columbia. She is happily married to her amazing husband Ray and is the proud parent of 2 adult children and the proud grandparent to 3 wonderful grandsons. She focuses her writing on chronic pain, chronic fatigue and invisible illness. In addition to her writing, she volunteers with the Patient Volunteer Network, an organization in British Columbia that gives ordinary people the ability to have a say in how healthcare is delivered in our province, and has collaborated on a variety of projects with the PVN Oversight & Advisory Committee, the Clinical Resource Committee for the BC Emergency Physicians Network, Island Health, the Advisory Committee for Opioid Guidelines in Canada and the Downtown Victoria Business Association’s Busker Festival.
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What It’s Really Like Living With an Invisible Illness

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