Category: ME/CFS

When the Really Tough Days Come Along…

August 12, 2015 5:53 pm

The one thing I promised myself when I started this blog, was to keep it real. To be honest. To be true to myself and to get rid of some of the facade that covers up ME/CFS and what life is like living with this misunderstood condition. I really want... View Article

The Trouble with Thinking ‘I’ll be happy when….’

August 8, 2015 6:11 pm

Do you often find yourself saying the words…’I’ll be happy when…?’ It could be anything that you end that little sentence with. You’ll be happy…..when you get a new job. When you are in a perfect relationship. When you drop a dress size. When you recover your health? Our minds... View Article

When the boom/bust cycle re emerges…

July 20, 2015 4:13 pm

When you are in the process of healing the complexity that is autoimmune disease, it’s like spinning a load of plates on different parts of your body. If you take your eye off one of those plates for too long, they all come crashing down. It’s such a balancing act.... View Article

Are you Expecting too much of Yourself?

June 25, 2015 3:54 pm

I know in some circumstances, it’s great to set the bar high. There is so much currently out there around goal setting, and achieving your dreams and reaching for the stars. You know the Anthony Robbins style drill. However, with many of us ‘high achiever types’ the life changing moments... View Article

An Introduction to Juicing

June 12, 2015 12:31 pm

Juicing is something that I was introduced to about ten years ago, and ever since, has remained a fundamental part of my healing regime. If you haven’t ever juiced before, you may think you need to go out and buy some sort of fancy juicing recipe book or an expensive... View Article

Why it is so Important to Trust your Intuition

May 24, 2015 7:29 pm

During the last eight weeks life has thrown me a little bit of a curve ball along the path of my ME journey. One that has taught me above all else, how important it is to trust your intuition fully and wholeheartedly, especially when it comes to your own body.... View Article

Judgements and Misunderstandings when it comes to ME/CFS

May 12, 2015 6:15 pm

Someone I know made a comment a while ago, about how it was confusing to them that on the occasional times they have seen me, I can look okay and smile and laugh, but also have this so called serious illness. I guess this is where some of the stigma... View Article