Food intolerance test

Over the past few months I have been recovering pretty well. I have managed to avoid a number of symptoms that I usually suffer from. However I have had the presence of one unpleasant symptom, it has been driving me up the wall and causing me much grief. It felt like every few days that […]

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Progress is progress!

This past week I’ve had a pretty progressive and productive week. I’ve been out and about almost every day doing things ranging from appointments to outings, including a trip to the shopping mall, walks up to town, running a few errands, riding in a scissor lift as well as organizing and booking accommodation for a […]

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Exercise & Illness

When my Doctor first said to me “you have ME/CFS let’s help you start your recovery”. I thought great a magic pill! But instead she said I’m going to refer you to an exercise physiologist, say what! I can barely move what made her think I was going to be able to exercise!!! Pushing that […]

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Slowly getting there

Over the past week I experienced one of my many setbacks. That meant I was resting up on the couch and spent most of my time watching “Orange is the new black season 1 & 2”. A great chick flick series, I highly recommend! At times I found a tiny bit of energy and tried […]

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Moving Tips

Recently my husband and I moved house. My first thought about moving was pure dread. Moving involved hard work! I honestly thought this would set me further back. Was I ready to move? Would I be able to do anything? I just wanted to stay in my own comfort zone, which was on the couch […]

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ME Awareness

Before I realised what had hit me I was knocked down by Myalgic encephalomyelitis/ Chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) almost a year ago. I couldn’t get back up! All my strength had been zapped from me, without me even knowing it and there was nothing I could do to gain it back. Struggling to lift my […]

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#May12th

May 12th is international Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) awareness day. For me this is a day about raising awareness for my illness. I’m obligated to raise some kind of awareness for my illness, even if I can’t get out and do a lot. A great way to celebrate and raise awareness for this cause is to […]

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A Journey of Highs and Lows

I have been learning to live with CFS/ME for almost a year now, during this period I have experienced a lot of highs and lows. This is all part of the recovery journey. As much as I hate the roller-coaster ride that my journey has become, I think it’s quite important to accept and embrace […]

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