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…

10 Low activity creative hobbies for spoonies

In my recent post; Enhancing your chronic life through creativity I discussed the many rewarding benefits of exploring creativity when living with chronic illness; “Developing a creative outlet is an essential aspect of our emotional and psychological wellbeing. Having projects or hobbies to consistently work on and dedicate our time to gives us a sense Read the full article…

Enhancing a chronic life through creativity

“The world always seems brighter when you’ve just made something that wasn’t there before” – Neil Gaiman When I became ill, my life as I knew it no longer existed. All the things that defined me and gave me purpose were taken away. I had to give up my career and my love of travel, 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…