Australian CFS/ME Recovery Legends – Leigh Hatcher, Alastair Lynch and Duncan Armstrong

Australian CFS/ME Recovery Legends – Leigh Hatcher, Alastair Lynch and Duncan Armstrong

Leigh Hatcher, a TV news presenter, Alastair Lynch an Australian Rules Football Star and Duncan Armstrong an Olympic Gold Medallist Swimmer have all had Chronic Fatigue Syndrome / Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) and recovered to return to successful professional careers.  What helped and inspired them? Leigh Hatcher Leigh Hatcher is a news presenter for Sky News.  […]

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Getting back on the horse to fight CFS/ME

By on July 29, 2011 in Headspace with 2 Comments
Getting back on the horse to fight CFS/ME

Do people who are balanced, who moderate life and what it has to offer, generally get Chronic Fatigue Syndrome / Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME)?  I’ve read that its generally Type A’s – those that go hard, strive high and basically don’t stop at anything to get what they are after in life.  I guess I was […]

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My turning point for fighting CFS/ME

By on July 21, 2011 in Good News, Headspace, Treatments with 18 Comments
My turning point for fighting CFS/ME

When I look back now I can see that it was the decision to become actively responsible for my recovery from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome / Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME), that was a significant turning point for me.  What caused it?  How did I take active responsibility? And why the beep did it take so long? I’m […]

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Grow your own vegies to improve CFS/ME and reduce your families impact on the planet!

By on July 14, 2011 in Activity, Books, Local Food, Nutrition with 13 Comments
Grow your own vegies to improve CFS/ME and reduce your families impact on the planet!

I know having CFS/ME puts a huge dent in your productivity levels, but with a little help you can have your own productive vegie garden providing your family with organic food that has very low food miles and supports the long term sustainability of local food.  Let me explain….. Food Miles Is a term used […]

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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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