I thought for a long time as to how to write this blog post on Father's Day. I didn't want it to be cliche ridden and full of gratefulness because I'm ill and I still live at home. My Dad has been amazing since I got ill and I will never ever invalidate the time, … Continue reading Father’s Day
I've been hit by a rather nasty cold and my health has taken a nose dive. I've written a different type of blog post today. I thought I would name my top 5 most appreciated acts of random kindness you can do for any person ill or not. ( In my opinion, obviously) 1. Do … Continue reading My Top 5 Acts Of Random Kindness For The More Ill Than Usual
It's rare I write about M.E/CFS specific literature, documentaries, or interviews mainly because I haven't read a book or study that I would recommend. Until now. I'm really excited to talk to you about this! Some of you may be aware of a documentary called Unrest, created by Jennifer Brea. I first came across her … Continue reading Unrest
I was watching the news one night when there was a feature on a woman. She has a website called One Million Lovely Letters. She writes letters to people and sends them. I was inspired by her story and later in the feature, it showed that she also had M.E/CFS. In homage with a … Continue reading Dear Caregiver,
Have you heard your grandparents say it's the little things in life that mean the most? I never fully got what they meant. I got ill aged 12 and it took me a while but I got it before my 14th birthday. The small gestures and snippets of time you will remember forever and after. … Continue reading The Little Things In The World Mean The Most
Isn't it amazing how invisible an invisible illness can make you? Add in that most people haven't come across an illness like CFS/M.E and you are a target for ‘helpful' advice. I'm sure we have all had comments like "Why haven't you tried more exercise? The stronger you are the better, surely that would … Continue reading Does The Loch Ness Monster Change Perceptions Of M.E?