ME/CFS patients worldwide face scepticism and ignorance from doctors

I would like to take the opportunity, for ME awareness month, to talk about the problems ME/CFS patients like myself face getting a diagnosis, and also the general ignorance surrounding ME/CFS within the medical profession. I know not all doctors are bad, but sadly we have all faced indifference and dismissal, or damaging medical advice Read the full article…

8 Common Myths about ME/CFS Debunked

For ME Awareness month I want to tackle some of the common misconceptions surrounding this debilitating illness. The lack of belief and ignorance surrounding ME is deep-rooted and causes significant harm to patients worldwide. Due to the disbelief, misconceptions, and stigma that are attached to ME, patients can often wait years for diagnosis, and treatment Read the full article…

The ME/CFS community need healthy allies – can you help?

The reason I started my blog was to raise awareness about invisible illnesses like ME/CFS, and to try to reach out to help others who are suffering like myself. ME has had a big detrimental affect on my life so it’s important that I do whatever I can to raise awareness. But as many of Read the full article…

Living with severe ME – a glimpse into my world (video)

I have created a very honest video about the reality of living with severe ME to try to raise awareness. I would really appreciate it if you could watch and share. Thank you. “ME has stolen so much from me but the most frustrating part about this illness is not being believed, and not having Read the full article…

Self compassion: the gift of kindness

Each month a fellow blogger (A Chronic Voice) hosts a ‘Link-up party’. I have wanted to take part for a long time but ill health restricts how much I am able to do. This month I was determined to get involved. Let me explain what a ‘link-up party’ is: It is a monthly get-together for Read the full article…