General CFS

How my perspective on friendships has changed

By on May 6, 2012 in General CFS, Headspace with 7 Comments

This is a bit of a bug bear of mine.  Although I have many friends in my life, I found that being sick with CFS/ME was extremely isolating and even my best mates really didn’t know how to support me through it.  It is a really tough one and I’m still struggling with the realisation […]

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My new business

By on May 2, 2012 in General CFS with 2 Comments
My new business

For anyone interested, I’ve started a new business writing grants and doing communications and marketing jobs for community groups, small businesses and local governments.  Early days as yet, but small steps.  You can check it out at www.melaniejbrennan.com.au if you would like to see more.    

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Where I’m at now

By on May 2, 2012 in General CFS with 6 Comments

Well, it has been ages since I posted and to be honest I thought that since I was over the real physical struggle I probably wouldn’t blog anymore.  But I’ve continued to get emails and comments from many of you out there still struggling or having newly acquired the dreaded CFS/ME and it reminds me […]

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How I apply Permaculture principles to my CFS/ME recovery

How I apply Permaculture principles to my CFS/ME recovery

Find out how two of the key Permaculture Design Principles remind me of some of the simple CFS/ME recovery techniques that I apply. Permaculture is a beautiful philosophy and a technique for sustainable food production and community culture. The term was originally coined by Bill Mollison and David Holmgren (two top Aussie blokes!).  It means […]

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Using High Doses of Vitamin C to Fight Chronic Fatigue (CFS/ME)

By on November 3, 2011 in General CFS, Nutrition, Treatments with 34 Comments
Using High Doses of Vitamin C to Fight Chronic Fatigue (CFS/ME)

Vitamin C is a well know antiviral, and supporter of the immune system.  Most people know to dose up when cold season is upon us, but many people are pretty skeptical about taking it in high doses.  I was advised by an orthomolecular doctor to take high doses of Vitamin C to help knock over […]

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