Thank you for all of the well wishes ahead of tomorrow ☺️ I'm feeling very organised and grateful to my little team of helpers. It'll be a BIG day for me and I will struggle for a while afterwards but it is always worth it and I feel very strongly about raising awareness of this … Continue reading The Final Countdown
The baking has started, the tea sets are out of storage and the information leaflets have been printed off. If you'd like to follow Blue Sunday on social media, I will be using the hashtags #BlueSunday and #teapartyforME and posting pictures and videos on the Facebook event. Any donations of the price of a piece … Continue reading Tea party prep
Waiting. Still waiting. I'm not entirely sure why but my most recent appointment with the doctor had me fighting tears. Crying during appointments has happened many a time before but never with my current GP because, to be frank, she treats me better than any other GP has over the course of my illness. Sure … Continue reading Waiting. Still waiting.
Because of ignorant comments like this that are said by people who have an outdated and harmful view of M.E. So despite the current restrictions of my health, I will be holding another Blue Sunday tea party, when I should perhaps be giving it a miss this year. The writer of those comments is sadly … Continue reading Why do we STILL have to raise awareness in 2017?
I want to tell you about an experience I had in Mallorca in January this year. We were on one of our wheelchair adventures, on the hunt for a pit stop that involved cake. A young man was standing outside one tapas bar politely drawing the attention of passers by to his particular eatery. It … Continue reading “Oh you can actually walk.”
Every year since 2013 I have held a tea party to raise funds and awareness of M.E. This year is no different. On Sunday 21st May I'll be doing it again. My friends and family meet up to drink tea and eat cake, each donating the price they'd expect to pay in a cafe. We … Continue reading The tea party for M.E.
I've found that since having a chronic illness, I'm meant to accept all aspects of this new way of life. First I have to accept that I am no longer the fit and healthy person I was for the first two decades of my life. Then I have to accept the new, harsh limitations of … Continue reading Worthy of help