Hello!

Welcome to my blog! I've just been diagnosed with CFS/ME (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome). Whether you're a fellow suffer, know someone who suffers from this or would simply like to know more, please feel free to read my posts. I hope that you find this blog informative.

Why I struggle in social situations

Yesterday we went to the annual friends' Christmas meal. It was the best attended yet and the addition of more children (babies) added to that number. It was great to see everyone and although I didn't get to speak to everyone it was great to catch up with those I did. Some we only see… Continue reading Why I struggle in social situations

Back to work and it’s been a struggle

After a 6 week summer holiday, I've had my first week back at work. Technically, I've had two teaching 'days' because Monday and Tuesday were INSET days - meetings and time to run around like a headless chicken trying to get all the new year admin sorted - and Wednesday we had year 7 and… Continue reading Back to work and it’s been a struggle

Travelling in humid countries with CFS/ME

I could watch them all day! Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, Borneo In April we spent a week in Jamaica which has a very hot climate but it's dry. As a result of this holiday, I knew that heat coupled with no stress helps reduce my symptoms significantly. Yet before our recent trip to Borneo, I… Continue reading Travelling in humid countries with CFS/ME