Tag Archives | Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

When God doesn’t heal: post for Prodigal

“I know the story I am supposed to tell. I am suppose to tell the story of my miraculous healing…” Not many people know that I have a story of miraculous healing. I am VERY excited to be telling my story in Prodigal today – both of my miraculous healing and my not being healed. […]

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On M.E. and Silence (M.E. awareness week 2013)

Last week I went on an Internet fast. It was meant to be like a silent retreat so I could focus on writing, away from the many voices on social media. I was looking forward to working on my M.E. book, and being productive.   But last week I found myself slipping into worsening health. […]

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Disconnect to reconnect

People often ask me how I can stand it as an extrovert – being housebound and unable to see friends very much. One answer is that I just have to – so that’s how I stand it. But another answer is ‘the Internet’. I started blogging when my brain energy was just good enough to […]

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Why this government is failing the disabled AND the taxpayer (DLA vs PIP)

I have seen a number of news items recently, including periodicals which should know better, saying something like this:   “Disability Living Allowance, the benefit that helps with the extra costs of being disabled, is being replaced by PIP. PIP will have regular face-to-face assessments, rather than DLA which was based on self-assessment questionnaires.”   […]

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100K – M.E. Awareness

I wanted to end this week of M.E. Awareness by asking you to do me a favour. Please do one of these three things below to help M.E. sufferers like me. They all involve a key number: 100,000.   1. GIVE £100K is the amount needed to open an M.E. Centre of Excellence in Norwich, […]

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Rainbows In My Eyes – M.E. Awareness

There are times in life when you hear of suffering so great that it momentarily robs you of your breath. That was my reaction when reading of Jenny Rowbory’s life. While in her first term at university (studying Medicine), she became suddenly and severely ill with M.E. In her own words, this has been her […]

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Why should you care about M.E.?

The importance of awareness This is the first time I have marked the M.E. Awareness Week, despite having been diagnosed with it for 6 years. Before, I always thought, ‘why do people need to be aware of my illness? Isn’t that just whingeing?’   But now I see the importance. We need people to be […]

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