Tag Archive: cfs

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

The B Word, a Hospital Stay and Lots of Emotions

November 24, 2017 6:00 pm

It’s been so long since I last checked in here. So today, I decided I was going to write a post, no matter what (although it actually ended up taking a few days to write this post in little chunks…but you know what I mean!) I wanted to say hi... View Article

The Simple Bio-hack that has Transformed my Sleep

August 28, 2017 9:16 am

During the last two years, I have had major issues with sleep. Until very recent weeks, it was rare for me to be able to fall asleep before midnight despite severe exhaustion, and many nights it wouldn’t be unusual for me to still be laying awake, at 6am. I felt like... View Article

3 Gentle Ways to Calm and Soothe Anxiety

July 23, 2017 10:48 am

Anxiety is something that many of us experience at certain times in our lives, some of us more so than others. When anxiety makes itself known, it can really take over, sometimes without reason or explanation. Sometimes, we know what we feel anxious about. Sometimes, it can be more of... View Article

Words on Life with an Invisible Illness

June 30, 2017 4:03 pm

The feeling of separation that comes, from not being able to be out in the world in the way you would love to. Your heart yearning to be able to live freely, without the crushing exhaustion or the payback that comes from taking that one step too far. The uncertainty... View Article