Another birthday, another year lost to ME/CFS

I turned 44 this week and my birthday has thrown up a whole mix of emotions. It’s a brutal reminder that I have lost yet another year to ME/CFS. I live with a severe form of ME/CFS. I’m housebound, virtually bedbound, and my life is greatly restricted due to this debilitating disease. The forced isolation Read the full article…

Is CBD Intoxicating?

Can I get high if I take CBD oil? is a commonly asked question, and the stigma surrounding the cannabis plant and the well-known high inducing cannabinoid THC, can put some people off trying CBD. But from my own experience, and studies carried out, CBD has been shown to be safe and well-tolerated, even at Read the full article…

10 Practical ways to ease the discomfort of a migraine

Many people who have never experienced a migraine assume they are just bad headaches. But the truth is they are severely debilitating and disabling. In my previous post: A migraine is not just a bad headache, myself and 25 fellow sufferers described what it feels like to experience a migraine, in an attempt to break Read the full article…

Challenging insensitive comments and “who has it worse” competitions

“Life is not a competition. Life is about helping and inspiring others so we can each reach our potential.” Does anyone else feel like they have to bite their tongue a lot? Do you hide a lot of what you are feeling because confrontations are exhausting? I seem to spend so much time suppressing my Read the full article…