Category: ME/CFS

Embracing the Messiness that often comes with Healing

February 12, 2016 1:48 pm

As a society, we like things that are perfectly packaged – even healing/recovery stories or various stories of real life trials and tribulations. When you read these stories, you’ll often find that they (or us as a reader!) skip through the painful parts fairly swiftly, focusing on the neatly packaged... View Article

The Weekend that Nourished my Soul

January 25, 2016 2:56 pm

After many recent months having been not too good on the health front and the most activity in my life being the daily journey from my bed, to the sofa and back each day, something wonderful happened this weekend…. ….I went to London with my friend. It was quite a big... View Article

A Guide for When the Really Tough Days Come Along.

January 20, 2016 7:03 pm

What do you do when you find yourself in the midst of some really tough days? Perhaps even feeling like you have no strength left? Maybe you feel stuck? Fearful? Perhaps it feels like life has knocked you down one too many times? My advice, from my own personal experience of this... View Article

The Missing out Element of Life with ME/CFS

January 9, 2016 2:00 pm

This weekend was one I had been looking forward to for ages. Plans including lots of laughter and loveliness. My brother and I had booked to go and see Billy Connolly at the Apollo in London, along with my brothers girlfriend and a friend of mine. As I type these... View Article

Reflections and Life Lessons from 2015

December 27, 2015 1:29 pm

I wanted to write a post to reflect a bit on 2015 as we come towards the end of this year and approach a new one beginning. This year has been a time of incredible transformation on so many levels in my own life, that as I sit and reflect quietly this... View Article

How to Survive the Festive Period when you have ME/CFS

December 24, 2015 5:53 pm

When you are living with an illness such as ME/CFS, Christmas can be a really difficult time. Seemingly simple things that others take for granted, such as sitting at the dinner table, may well be impossible for you right now.  There will also, be a temptation to push yourself through symptoms... View Article