The Best CFS Books, Videos and Meditations

The Best CFS Books, Videos and Meditations

This is dedicated to David- thank you so much for inspiring this post. As part of ‘My Bookshelf’, I’ve included lots of books that have really, really helped me in understanding my illness and in my healing, but I understand that many of us might not be in the position to read due to fatigue and […read more]

Stories I Carry from CFS

Stories I Carry from CFS

  Even though I’m now in the best health of my life (I’m not saying this to boast, I just always find myself in awe that it could ever be like this), I would like to share some things that I still carry with me from CFS. I like to call these my ‘battle scars’. […read more]

5 Ways to Overcome Impostor Syndrome

5 Ways to Overcome Impostor Syndrome

  This is reposted from an article I wrote for PurposeFairy. For further discussion on this article, please listen to this radio interview on ways to overcome the Impostor Syndrome that I did with Jordana Green on CBS Minnesota.       We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to […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]

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]

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]

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]

The BIG Question: What's Stopping You?

The BIG Question: What’s Stopping You?

Be completely honest with yourself. Forget about CFS for a moment (really!) and just concentrate on you. What are those big, completely bonkers, unbelievably insane, but juicy goals you have for yourself? (Notice I’m using ‘have’, not ‘had’) Image taken from here Do you think that it’s all over because you’re ill? Have you given […read more]

I Don't Get It Right All The Time...

I Don’t Get It Right All The Time…

I don’t get it right all the time. I would love to be one of those people who has Instagram-worthy meals three times a day, but I’m not. Sometimes at lunch, I just have to run into the supermarket and buy whatever’s there that has the least amount of preservatives and gunk in it. I […read more]