Self Management

Building your body’s ability to absorb nutrients to fight CFS/ME

By on July 7, 2011 in Books, Nutrition with 6 Comments
Building your body’s ability to absorb nutrients to fight CFS/ME

Is the food and supplementation your taking actually being absorbed by your body?  I found I needed to sort out my digestive system first before any of the food or supplementation could really make a difference.  Many people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome / Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME), also suffer digestive problems which can affect the whole […]

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The Slight Edge for Daily Resolve to Fight CFS/ME

By on June 30, 2011 in Activity, Books, Headspace with 4 Comments
The Slight Edge for Daily Resolve to Fight CFS/ME

How easy it is to know the basic theory of recovery – pace yourself, regular exercise, eat well, take supplements etc etc – but how difficult it is to actually put it into practice.  That’s my story! In fact, I’m sorry it’s been over a month now since my last blog.  Doh! Time has got […]

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10 ways I improved my sleep to manage chronic fatigue (CFS/ME)

By on May 28, 2011 in Sleep with 11 Comments
10 ways I improved my sleep to manage chronic fatigue (CFS/ME)

Have you ever been completely worn out, just want to lie down and sleep, but sleep won’t come?  Mind buzzing with a million things, tossing and turning, stress building – no sleep?  Crazy as it may seem sleep can be a problem if you have chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) and/or Fibromyalgia. Insomnia is […]

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Light relief: Thirty something and over it!

By on May 10, 2011 in Books, Fun, Headspace with 0 Comments
Light relief: Thirty something and over it!

I loved this book by Kasey Edwards…..’Thirty something and over it: what happens when you wake up and don’t want to go to work….ever again?’.  Classic!  Who hasn’t felt like that! I can relate to it from so many moments in the past.  Don’t get me wrong I’ve loved many aspects of my jobs, but […]

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Meditation, the one-stop-shop for CFS/ME relief

Meditation, the one-stop-shop for CFS/ME relief

Unfortunately there is no magic cure for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome / Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME), how I wish there was, but meditation does offer a one-stop-shop for the relief of a lot of CFS/ME symptoms.  It’s one of the ‘best bang-for-buck’ tactics for fighting CFS/ME that I know of, so it’s worth a shot! Daily meditation […]

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Safe exercise for CFS/ME recovery

By on April 28, 2011 in Activity, Books, Programs/Tools with 5 Comments
Safe exercise for CFS/ME recovery

Have you been frustrated by your efforts to fight Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) with exercise?  Gone too hard and ended up bedridden for days, weeks or months?  Too exhausted to even contemplate exercise?  I understand.  It completely sucks, but I think I’ve found a solution! I love exercise and totally miss all the […]

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