My CBD Journey

Updated December 2019 I can’t tell my story without discussing CBD (Cannabidiol). It’s made a big positive impact in my life and I would like to share my experiences with you. I’ve been virtually bedbound with severe ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia for about 6 years now. I also suffer from anxiety and panic attacks, depression, osteoporosis, migraines Read the full article…

How do you find the strength to keep fighting when you have an incurable illness?

I’m an optimist, I’m a fighter and I’m a problem solver. But when you are struck down with an incurable and largely untreatable illness, where no amount of fighting will make you better, and your future is so uncertain, what do you do? How do you stay true to yourself and not give up? How Read the full article…

Coping with suicidal thoughts

If you are thinking about suicide, you are not alone. Many people have thoughts of suicide, for a number of reasons. Thoughts of suicide can be very scary. You probably feel hurt, confused, overwhelmed and hopeless about your future. You may feel sadness, grief, anger, guilt, shame, or emptiness. You may think that nothing can Read the full article…

Practical Solutions to Everyday Spoonie Problems

Having a chronic illness means everyday tasks can be challenging, exhausting and painful. But there are steps we can take to make life easier, to limit the stress caused and to conserve our energy for more enjoyable activities. Here are some practical solutions to everyday problems. 1. I’m too weak to lift everyday objects Some Read the full article…