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.

What do you do to relax?

Last week I listened to a podcast by Rhritrition who I follow on Instagram. It was the first time I'd listened to one of her podcasts and I just thought I'd try it out to see what it was like. I selected the one with Dr Chatterjee as her guest as I had heard of… Continue reading What do you do to relax?

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

When you can’t take part, however much you want to

I'm currently sitting at breakfast with a view of Mount Kinabalu in Kinabalu National Park, Borneo, Sabah region. It's slightly cloudy but going to be warm until it no doubt rains later this afternoon at some point. Torrential rain. The weather is very unpredictable here. We booked this trip just before I got my diagnosis… Continue reading When you can’t take part, however much you want to