How I Survive Flying With A Chronic Illness

As you are all probably bored of hearing I recently went abroad on holiday. It meant two flights obviously and as someone who has navigated airports a few times, I would share my tips for preserving yourself and energy.  I hope this gives you some reassurance that it can be possible to fly - even … Continue reading How I Survive Flying With A Chronic Illness

Flying For Some Sunshine

I know this is probably one of those blog posts that in the depths of winter you automatically hate. I am going on holiday where the sun appears and the weather is just a tad warmer than here in the glorious United Kingdom. Boo! I know, I can hear you all! I'm sorry for deserting … Continue reading Flying For Some Sunshine

Trying To Get Medical Help That Suits ME/CFS

This is a daunting blog post to write, it makes the situation that much more a reality. I bet your curiosity is piqued. So I have been with the same medical team since I transferred to adult services in the NHS at nineteen. There wasn't a clear path for me to progress from paediatrics so … Continue reading Trying To Get Medical Help That Suits ME/CFS

Christmas Pacing Starts Now… In November

For me it is November and I am already pacing for Christmas, you have to think rather ahead of time if you are ill and need to try and not relapse or have a flare of symptoms after Christmas. I am trying to sort out a few things between now and Christmas. So from now … Continue reading Christmas Pacing Starts Now… In November

The Life Of A Cat Lady With ME/CFS

Baloo is watching the Rugby World Cup with a snoring cat sprawled over his lap. I realised that I don't think I have ever talked about my cat Dibley. (Baloo is in real-time editing this blog post - it's annoying but he suggested the idea, okay?)     Dibley is technically my Mum's cat. She … Continue reading The Life Of A Cat Lady With ME/CFS

Why I’m Still Blogging About ME/CFS

Sometimes I don't know what to say on this blog anymore. It's been two years of blogging and sometimes I feel like I'm just starting to repeat myself. Baloo and I went through my statistics last night and I looked at all the countries people had read my blog from and the fact that I … Continue reading Why I’m Still Blogging About ME/CFS