When the isolation of illness causes the outside world to feel ‘alien’

When you have severe ME/CFS, or any illness that causes you to become housebound, you feel isolated. It’s very easy to feel forgotten. Your life is put on hold but the world goes on outside without you. How can an event that is so catastrophic for you not impact on world around you? How can Read the full article…

A Comprehensive Beginners Guide to Buying CBD Products

As CBD becomes more popular, the range of options available grows. In the UK we have a thriving CBD market but not all products are equal, and sadly not all suppliers are what they seem. So how do you decide what CBD products to try and how do you avoid being ripped off? How do Read the full article…

MEpedia – Our Future.

What is MEpedia? MEpedia is a project founded by MEAction, powered by the patient community, and built by volunteers including patients, students, and researchers. The team at MEpedia are crowd-sourcing a knowledge base on the history, science and medicine of ME, CFS, and related diseases. But they need your help. http://me-pedia.org/ Imagine a website where Read the full article…

Thoughts from within a Depressive Episode

I wrote this piece while I was experiencing a particular bad (for me) depressive episode. Thankfully it didn’t last long but I needed to write my thoughts down (somehow I found the motivation to do this) in an attempt to make sense of them. So I apologise in advance for how, well depressing, this post Read the full article…