Diary Day 114: How To Have A Life and CFSME – A Spoonie’s Progress

It’s been a couple of months since I last blogged and that’s because I’ve been grasping the nettle of life!  It’s almost my 5 year anniversary of being diagnosed with CFSME. To some that’s a newbie, to me it represents 5 of the hardest years I’ve ever been through, period. But I’m 5 years into […]

Diary Day 94: Refocussing From MECFS Via Spoon Theory, Improving Quality Of Life.

Happy New Year readers! A bit late, I know, but recently I’ve been attempting something. I’ve been using Spoon Theory to try to give myself a bit more of something kind of special – a better quality of life (QOL). Before I carry on, aside for some life and health related basics measured for all, my QOL is […]

Diary Day 91: In My New Home, Housing Benefit, Patient Group Direction Flu Jab, Telling Pharmacist What MECFS Is

….and hello December!  It’s more like the end of February down here at the moment, the sun is shining in the way it does when the season is changing from winter to Spring and you feel that warmth is coming. Maybe it’s also my good mood warming me up because I’m firmly ensconced in my […]

Tory Majority Day 77: What Works – My Rule Of Thumb For Getting MECFS Symptoms Reigned In

I’m suffering from an increase in MECFS symptoms at the moment but if you follow my diary you’ll have read how it feels pretty much every time I post. There’s never a day that goes past where the unwelcome guest isn’t in my life, so what do I do that makes it possible to manage the symptoms […]

Tory Majority Day 64: Chillaxed

Today’s post is coming to you from a floating cloud of relaxation. My fingers are barely making sense of the keyboard and my entire body is saying: “It was sooo good to nod off in the sun.” I’m officially a chilled out puppy, a chillaxed babe and so laid back I should have casters on […]

Tory Majority Day 59: Oh What A Beautiful Morning…Oh What A Beautiful Day

I’ve been thinking over the last couple of days about how you get yourself through bad times. I think you can cope with anything: long dark days, illness, stress, anxiety and pain if you have one moment, a good thing, a light that shines, if it shines on you once a day. That once a day […]

Tory Majority Day 58: Thing That Make Me Happy – Getting Away Next Weekend For Some Cat Sitting :-)

I’m launching a new Tag and Category in this diary: the Tag is called ‘A Feel Good Post’ and the category is ‘Things That Make Me Happy.’ From now on you can search for either tag or category and read the nice, happy, fun things that cheers me up and gives it colour and meaning. […]