mastering pacing so that you dont run out of energy with ME/CFS, Fibromyalgia or Lyme Disease

7 Tips for Mastering Pacing for ME/CFS, Fibromyalgia and Lyme Disease

This is a post I wrote especially for ProHealth’s Inspirational Corner  and first appeared there about 2 months ago. With energy limiting chronic illnesses like ME/CFS, Fibromyalgia and Lyme disease, a key to being as well as possible is to make sure you don’t use more energy that you readily have available to you. (This is sometimes referred … Read more

How to recognise that you are running out of energy/spoons

7 Signs that You’re Running Out of Spoons

One frustrating thing about energy limiting chronic illnesses like ME/CFS, Fibromyalgia and Lyme disease, is that energy levels can fluctuate from one day to the next. Christine Miserandino’s Spoon Theory has helped many people understand the concept of rationing out your energy by relating an energy unit to a spoon, but what happens on those … Read more

What it takes to live well with an illness without cure: ME/CFS Awareness Day

ME/CFS International Awareness Day 2019

Today, May 12th, is ME/CFS international awareness day. This illness is very misunderstood by the general population and even by a huge proportion of the medical profession and funding for biomedical research that could promote that understanding is horrifically scarce. Nevertheless, there are some tireless and compassionate researches out there who have seen the suffering … Read more