Get Well Soon < Hope you have easier days ahead

I am feeling very poorly, even by my standards. But I am also feeling very loved and understood. Recently, I have noticed how so many of the people around me now seem to grasp that Get Well Soon doesn’t fit here. I won’t be getting well soon, but you hoping for better and easier daysContinue reading “Get Well Soon < Hope you have easier days ahead”

What have tea and cake got to do with M.E?

In my experience it can be difficult to get non-sufferers to properly engage with M.E. advocacy efforts. There can be many reasons for this. Perhaps they find it upsetting to think of the depths of their loved one’s suffering. Or they don’t have M.E. themselves so can feel too far removed from it all. Sadly,Continue reading “What have tea and cake got to do with M.E?”

Silver Linings

I am a firm believer that more often than not, silver linings can be found on the edge of every dark grey cloud. I can’t make a blanket statement about how Every Cloud has a Silver Lining, but I do think there are there most of the time. I’ve spoken about this on M.E. myselfContinue reading “Silver Linings”

Blue Sunday – The Upgrade

I still can’t quite believe the response I’ve had for my M.E. Awareness week efforts. Sorry if I sound like a broken record, but I just can’t believe it. It almost seems a bit silly and over the top. Are people being serious when they send me such lovely messages or are they having a laugh,Continue reading “Blue Sunday – The Upgrade”

The Final Countdown

As you may know by now I am having a charity tea party in ‘celebration’ of M.E. Awareness week. My closest friends and family are coming over for an afternoon of tea and cake on Sunday 11th May, now dubbed Blue Sunday. (The awareness colour for ME/CFS is blue.)  As I have made so manyContinue reading “The Final Countdown”