Help while stuck at ‘Base Camp’

I'm the first to admit that the past few months have been a struggle, being on a setback plateau. Five months stuck at 'base camp', often 'bed camp'. A cosy place, but an occasional change of scenery is always welcome. But that has not been possible, and currently still isn't. Where ever I'm stuck, however, … Continue reading Help while stuck at ‘Base Camp’

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My friend, the Shower Seat

How can this be? I will explain. It's all about the attitude I now have to my shower seat. It wasn't easy to begin with, but vastly improved following an unplanned run in with a bath bench.Β  So, I'll begin. After a Β while of seriously struggling to shower. (It's still a serious struggle. But I'm … Continue reading My friend, the Shower Seat

#WhatsYourWord ● Part 2

#WhatsYourWord ● Part 2 I hadn't realised how helpful #WhatsYourWord was going to be. Ongoing discussions and debates in the ME/cfs world, concerning *GET & *CBT and the damage it can cause, have very recently severely disrupted & challenged my peace. And it has caught me off guard. Having taken years to reach a point … Continue reading #WhatsYourWord ● Part 2

I’ll Name That Tuuune..?

Hey! Do you have songs that just give you the edge? ... continuing a bit of theme here. Over the years of ME/cfs, many, many times I have relied on music to get me through. Both Worship & Secular music. And I still do. Particular songs may express how I'm feeling, when I can't put … Continue reading I’ll Name That Tuuune..?

What’s Your Word? Part 1

I try to have a word for the New Year as I don't always find resolutions very realistic, well for me anyway. So... Prompted by the WP Daily Prompt, thank you. Encouraged by the post by Melanie atΒ melaniespickett.comΒ ~Β 5 Ways to a Happy New Year. And the post by shepherdessfortheking.comΒ ~Β One Word for 2018. I settled on … Continue reading What’s Your Word? Part 1

Marriage & Chronic illness…for richer, for poorer

Part I ~ For richer for poorer One of the many facets of Marriage within Chronic illness. During this year, with my husband, we celebrated 30 years of marriage. We didn't anticipate the limitations now ever-present, we hadn't even thought about that when we first married. We were young, naive, having fun (and learning about … Continue reading Marriage & Chronic illness…for richer, for poorer