Tag Archive: cfs

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

Words on The Healing Journey

May 20, 2017 6:11 pm

‘For a Seed to achieve its greatest expression, it must come completely undone. The shell cracks, its insides come out and everything changes. To someone who doesn’t understand growth, it would look like complete destruction’ ~ By Cynthia Occelli. This quote always moves me, and remains one of my favourites.... View Article

Happy May

May 3, 2017 11:16 am

Hi lovely readers. It’s been a while since I posted here hasn’t it. I checked in to the Consciously Healthy website and blog today and it made my heart a bit sad that the last post was in February! So I thought I’d pop in to say hello. I’ve taken some... View Article

Seven Year Cycles

February 13, 2017 5:49 pm

Today is seven years exactly, to the day, that I relapsed and became sick again after believing I had made a full recovery from ME/CFS.  17 years in total I’ve been on this journey with chronic illness. It feels surreal even acknowledging that. 13th Feb 2010, was the day it... View Article

The Healing Power of the Ocean

November 8, 2016 7:07 pm

I’m writing this after a few days away in the Canary Islands. It has been such a healing experience and one that has been so welcome after the last few months. It has been so lovely to be well enough to enjoy a few days away, soaking up the beautiful... View Article