M.E. myself and him – Part 4

Misconceptions Something that has always irritated me is the assumption that my chronically ill little life only became a happy one after entering into a relationship with Mr Tree Surgeon. Not only that, people would state that my progress was down to his love and support, and the happiness he’d brought into my life. Hand-in-handContinue reading “M.E. myself and him – Part 4”

M.E. myself and him – Part 3

First Dates I don’t want to go over old ground too much. I mentioned our first date in Dear Diary, I’m going on a date! 2nd Date Our second date had to be slightly unconventional too, just as our first time meeting had been. I wasn’t well (well I never am but hopefully you getContinue reading “M.E. myself and him – Part 3”

M.E. myself and him – Part 2

A brief background I was single when I became ill and I remained that way for the first four years, the most severe years, of my M.E. journey. I was living at home with my parents and youngest brother. I rarely tasted independence. Even when driven the ten minutes or so to see friends, myContinue reading “M.E. myself and him – Part 2”

M.E. myself and him – Part 1

“So how does this even work?! When you’re obviously at opposite ends of the energy scale!” This stranger had just voiced the biggest fear I had when I felt ready to enter the dating scene while being invisible, chronically ill. Even after two years of marriage those words stay with me. An outsider took oneContinue reading “M.E. myself and him – Part 1”

Miss to Mrs

In December 2014 I joined a dating website to test the water. I had been single for a while when I became ill with M.E. and those of you in the same boat will know that that can seal your fate in the dating game. Too many strong, long term relationships crumble as a resultContinue reading “Miss to Mrs”