Does Gluten Free Help CFS?

Does Gluten Free Help CFS?

  As many of you know from my Facebook page, I decided a few weeks ago to try going Gluten Free. There wasn’t any particular motivation around this aside from the fact that a friend encouraged me to try it for a week just to see what happened, as she’s been gluten-free for a while. […read more]

How to Deal with a Diagnosis of CFS

How to Deal with a Diagnosis of CFS

Picture taken from here How to Deal with a Diagnosis of CFS I will be forever grateful to the doctor who actually diagnosed my condition and got to the bottom of what was happening during such a confusing time for both my family and myself. When he gave us his opinion, something inside me clicked. […read more]

{FREEBIE} The CFS Fear Manifesto

{FREEBIE} The CFS Fear Manifesto

  This CFS Fear Manifesto is something that’s been in the works for a while now. To be honest, the timing’s never really felt right until now, and I was so grateful for how well this manifesto was received that I thought it was high time to release it out into the world. Stick it on […read more]

10 Best Quotes On Fear

10 Best Quotes On Fear

  As many of you know, as well as writing a lot about CFS, I love writing about fear. I have danced with fear for such a long time now, but I mean this in a beautiful, loving way, not in a…well…fearful way. I’ve come to realise that I get scared when I’m on the […read more]

What is Wrong with Me?

What is Wrong with Me?

  What is wrong with me? Love: Nothing. Ego: But I’m really sick- I feel like life is running away with me. Love: There’s still nothing essentially wrong with you. You know this. Ego: But my body isn’t working. I’m so tired. What is wrong with me? Love: But you are not tired. You have boundless […read more]

{POEM} If in Doubt, Send Love

{POEM} If in Doubt, Send Love

  If in doubt, send love.   If you’re picking up bad vibes from someone, send love. If you’re completely over it and want out, send love. If you haven’t got a clue what to do next, send love. If your head is pounding and your fingers are gripped, white at the knuckle, send love. If […read more]

Why You Should Never 'Own' Your Illness

Why You Should Never ‘Own’ Your Illness

  For some reason recently, I found myself thinking about (and being absolutely baffled by! All of the times I went to the doctor while I was ill. For years, I completely pushed CFS away and ignored it- there had to be something simpler going on. Couldn’t they just put me on a week’s worth […read more]

Easy Ways to Get Nutrients into your Diet

Easy Ways to Get Nutrients into your Diet

First, let’s start with a confession…well, it’s not really a confession. The thing is, I’m not a great cook- never have been. I used to hate Home Ec classes at school, much to the despair of my Mum and Grandmother who are amazing cooks. I’m a ‘follow the recipe’ kind person and I never really […read more]

{AUDIO} Unworthiness, Abundance, Skiing and Japan

{AUDIO} Unworthiness, Abundance, Skiing and Japan

  Yep, it’s a very random title for a very random audio, but feelings of unworthiness is something that I’ve been brushing up against a lot recently, and it’s bene really playing out in my life in one area in particular. My husband is changing jobs soon and all of a sudden, just after returning […read more]

Accepting The Now For What It Is

Accepting The Now For What It Is

Accepting The Now For What It Is I’ve known for a while that I’m quite stubborn. I’ve always prided myself on being independent, paying my own way, doing my own thing, but my concept of independence changed completely once I became very ill. My parents had to look after me, and me being so ill, […read more]

Strength and Courage in CFS

Strength and Courage in CFS

  I’m sure that if I told you you were courageous right now, you’d probably tell me I was mad. But, you’d probably say something, then slowly turn back towards me, curious as to why I’d given you that now oh-so unfamiliar label. How can someone who feels so weak and helpless demonstrate outrageous courage […read more]