The End of Woo Woo

The End of Woo Woo

Woohoo! Thank you for visiting my blog! Subscribe to my newsletter for more sunshine and healing in your inbox. Thanks for visiting! Katie xx  I’ve been incredibly guilty in the past of apologising for being interested in alternative therapies and things that are a little bit ‘woo woo’. I asked you all on Facebook one night […read more]

The Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Manifesto

The Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Manifesto

  I thought is was about time I created a manifesto for this website and for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. I’ve been meaning to bring this to you for so long, but it’s been on my wall for a while now and every time I look at it, I feel strong, powerful and full of universal […read more]

Carob and Chia Bliss Balls Recipe

Carob and Chia Bliss Balls Recipe

  This recipe is adapted from the amazing Vegie Head‘s Chocolate Chia Balls recipe. Love this lady! Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes Makes: 12 balls Ingredients: 1/2 cup raw cashews 1/2 cup raw pecan nuts 5 medjool dates, pitted 2 tbsp melted coconut oil (make sure it’s melted!) 1/2 cup carob powder 1 tsp maca […read more]

Today's Guest Interview with Melissa Ambrosini

Today’s Guest Interview with Melissa Ambrosini

I am over-the-moon excited to be able to share this amazing interview with you today. I feel so lucky that this lovely lady took time out of her busy schedule to answer some questions for us. I’m sure that you will love her- her words and enthusiasm for life are contagious and beautiful. It is such a […read more]

5 Super CFS Supplements

5 Super CFS Supplements

  I’m often asked about which supplements I think would help with CFS/ME and Fibromyalgia, so I thought I’d round up a few of them for you today. Some of these featured prominently in my recovery and I still take a few of them today. Some are just for general maintenance and I’m not so […read more]

My Pledge To All Of You...

My Pledge To All Of You…

  As some of you may have read last week in this article, I’ve been feeling a bit wobbly on my blogging feet recently and have been wondering which way to go. I very quickly realised that I had forgotten the essence of why I set up the blog in the first place, as an […read more]

Pain and Ego in CFS

Pain and Ego in CFS

  It’s all too easy to think that because we’ve been ill for a while that we know pain and suffering more than the ‘average’ person. We have to remember not to feed our pain to our egos. People go through terrible things every day and none of them necessarily involve chronic illness. Photo by […read more]

The Benefits of Body Brushing

The Benefits of Body Brushing

  It’s official my dears- I have a new love! The benefits of dry body brushing have won me over. I’ve been incredibly curious about body brushing for a long time, but for whatever reason have never gotten round to really trying it. It’s incredibly effective and I have to say I would feel ‘off’ […read more]

Getting through relapse...

Getting through relapse…

  The number 1 question I always get asked? – “Do you have tips on getting through relapse?”, “How can I manage all these set-backs?” I’m sure because the word ‘relapse’ was in the title that many of your thought I this article would just be speaking about CFS, right? Well, I wanted to share […read more]

{CFS} When Will it End?

{CFS} When Will it End?

  Warning: this post is probably going to annoy the life out of you. You want it and you thought you could see it a few weeks ago, but now you’re completely disorientated and you know that that finish line has moved away. You feel lost, dark, dense and like there’s no way you’ll ever […read more]

What is the Difference Between CFS and Fibromyalgia?

What is the Difference Between CFS and Fibromyalgia?

  CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) and Fibromyalgia always seem to stand together under the same umbrella. There was a point during my recover when I thought that my CFS might have moved into Fibromyalgia, but after having investigated, I knew this probably wasn’t the case. Image taken from here So, what is the major difference […read more]

Do I have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

Do I have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

  In our hectic lives these days, I often hear people say that they are ‘chronically fatigued’, or they know someone who is. While I try to withhold judgement (and try not to put them in this blogpost!), I often wince when I hear these words. Obviously, I know that they might be spending days, […read more]