How learning to not do things straightaway helped my ME/CFS.

Click here for an audio version of this blog post. I grew up believing that if I thought of something I wanted or needed to do, I should do it straightaway. Right NOW. Sounds good at first glance, doesn’t it? But if I didn’t do something straightaway.... Then the guilt...the self criticism....the fear... the shame....kicked …

How using a choice meditation can support you and your ME/CFS

When I decided to have Eden Energy Medicine to help my ME/CFS, I was confident it was the right thing to do (phew!) but there have been many many times when I’ve struggled to answer the question ‘What’s best for me?’.Making a decision is hard enough, but when you have a wired, brain fogged mind …

Remember….retreat is a good option.

I woke on our second morning in the Outer Hebrides - a remote archipelago off the NW coast of Scotland - tense to the stomach. The week’s holiday wasn’t working out as I expected; the camping, which I normally find relaxing, was anything but. Midges - little insects which crowd around your face in their …

How a simple plan was a game changer for my ME/CFS, and how to create your own.

“If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.” ― Yogi Berra I had an aha moment a couple of weeks ago. I couldn’t quite believe I hadn’t made the link before but it was something that made a big, big difference to me and my ME/CFS in the last six months …

Where can I look for support? Facebook groups and pages to help you on your ME/CFS journey.

When my life got turned upside down by a major chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) relapse, one of the most difficult aspects was the feeling of isolation. From being able to go out and socialise (admittedly in a controlled way) to only being able to manage email or texts, my social contact shrank overnight. I knew …