Tips on How to Survive the Festive Season

Christmas can be a particularly hard time of year for people living with chronic ill-health. It can be a mental and physical strain, filled with potential pitfalls. I have to admit I’ve never been a Christmassy person. We (my family) didn’t celebrate Christmas when I was growing up and for the first few years of Read the full article…

What is CBD? FAQs

I’ve had a few people private message me asking questions about CBD, so I thought I would write a post about what I’ve learnt along the way and also invite people to ask me questions. If you are new to my page you might want to read this post first: https://m.facebook.com/story.php… *What is CBD? Cannabidiol Read the full article…

What it feels like when I crash (ME/CFS)

The push/crash part of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis is well known to people with ME/CFS. Exert yourself too hard physically and/or mentally and you ‘crash’ – your normal symptoms flare up, sometimes new and exciting ones show up, and you’re hurting. In scientific terms a crash is called post-exertional malaise (PEM) and unless you’re managing your ME/CFS Read the full article…

Tips on how to manage chronic pain

Updated 2nd May 2018 I have lived with chronic pain for the majority of my adult life. Whether it’s back pain, migraines, IBS, ME/CFS or Fibromyalgia, pain has been an unwelcome companion for years. I have found a few ways of coping with pain and I wanted to share my experiences. By definition, chronic pain Read the full article…