Tag Archive: cfs

Exploring the Layers Beneath ME/CFS ~ Part Four

November 7, 2018 11:58 pm

What I decided to do Next, My Treatment Protocols and Where I am at Now… So much has gone on medically speaking during the last two years, there have been so many ups and downs and ‘the search’ has been complex and very ongoing. I have wanted to share so... View Article

Exploring the Layers Beneath ME/CFS – Part Three

November 7, 2018 8:00 am

Part Three – Further Consultations and Digging Deeper A number of weeks later, after having had the MRI scan, I was back at the hospital to see my Endocrinologist again. The MRI results showed that I had a number of small lesions in the white matter surrounding my brain which... View Article

Exploring the Layers Beneath ME/CFS – Part Two

November 6, 2018 10:00 am

Part Two –  The Tests and Consultations  In the coming months I had a variety of consultations and appointments. Some were helpful, some not so much, but all of them reinforced that there wasn’t going to be an easy answer or singular solution to what was happening in my body.... View Article

Exploring the Layers Beneath ME/CFS – Part One

November 5, 2018 10:00 am

Welcome to the Digging Deeper Series! My hope is that what I am about to share might inspire any of you who find yourself in a similar position to the one I have been in in recent years. If you are feeling stuck on the recovery path, overwhelmed by too... View Article

An Honest Post about Life’s little Setbacks

August 24, 2018 1:47 pm

I woke up this morning with that old familiar sensation of fear humming throughout my body. Aware of it before I’d even opened my eyes. It’s the first time this has happened in such a long time. Yesterday scared me. The level I had dropped to by the time the... View Article

Be Like the Tree in Winter

May 21, 2018 10:16 am

Natures Lessons …   Learning to surrender to the times when rest calls. When symptoms flare. When my body stops me in my tracks. Aiming to gently let go. To tune back in. To allow stillness rather than fear. To sink into trust and faith rather than be swept into... View Article

Do You Embrace or Resist Rest?

January 18, 2018 5:59 pm

It continues to surprise me, how so many of us fiercely resist rest. In society today, it’s as if  ‘being busy’ is seen as good and ‘doing nothing’ is bad. I’m not sure where this belief came from, but its definitely there. Personally, even though I live with chronic illness... View Article

Tips for the Festive Season when living with ME/CFS

December 19, 2017 6:00 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... View Article