My whole motivation for my blog is to write about healing, so I thought I would take the opportunity to explore what I understand healing to be. Many years ago, when grappling with the weight of CFS/ME and trying with all my might to make it go away, I believed that healing was an end … Continue reading What is healing?
In the summer of 2004 I attended a free lecture by Barbara Wren at the College of Natural Nutrition. It turned out to be a truly life changing event. I can't remember how I heard about the lecture and at the time it was unusual for me to have gone to something like that, or … Continue reading My light bulb moment
This is really emotional post for me to write. It is a message to my younger self. What I wish I could have heard to help me through the rough times when I really did feel like I was alone in the dark. I write this for anyone who is going through this … Continue reading A hand to hold when you feel like you’re alone in the dark
Yesterday morning I appeared on a phone in on BBC Radio Bristol. The subject was ME/CFS and how sufferers are often still not believed. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05509xv Please note: this programme is no longer available A recent report in the news shows that many parents are being accused of fabricating their children's illness despite it being a … Continue reading Not being believed
I originally planned to write a blog with a title including CFS or ME in it as a lot of what I am going to write about has been influenced by my experience of Chronic Fatigue. I have been living with ME/ CFS since childhood and now consider myself to be in on-going recovering. It … Continue reading Be Yourself
I always hoped that eventually I would be well enough to have children but it was always a distant dream. Then I got into my thirty's and got scared. My health had been improving gradually but how would I ever have the energy to have a child? The pregnancy, the birth, the sleepless nights. How … Continue reading Becoming a Mum with ME