Tag Archives: CFS

The year of good magic.

An audio version of this post is available here. People do year round-ups, and I have tried to in the past, but if I’m honest it has been an unsatisfying exercise because in 44 years of flapping about on life’s … Continue reading

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Fearless

An audio version of this post is available here. The back of my neck feels as though someone is standing on it, in army boots. Standing on one foot, with all their weight. When it feels like this I often … Continue reading

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Won’t be going to Feckcsavers again.

Let me set the scenario: having failed to see anything in the first visual field test, which they ran three times on one eye and once on the other, today I went back for a second one. This time an … Continue reading

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Absence (found).

With ME/CFS, sometimes I get a whole day where I wake up, go through the motions of starting my day (get dressed, make a pot of tea, feed the cats), and then I sit down … and the day just … Continue reading

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Because I haven’t done a personal update for ages.

The reason I haven’t done a personal update for ages is that 2013 has been difficult, thus far. I was doing really well at the back end of 2012. And then my health folded (ME/CFS), and this time it’s folded … Continue reading

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My life as a trapped animal.

I’ve got a grump on[1]. I don’t often grump – or if I do, it’s usually very brief and passes in a couple of hours, because I filter my own thoughts like a crab filters beach sand. I throw out … Continue reading

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A note to the healthy.

On a good week, I can see someone – either at my house or somewhere nearby – once, maybe twice a week. Twice a week is pushing it. Most weeks aren’t good weeks. Check out my calendar sometime. I go … Continue reading

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Broken foot strategy

I haven’t done yoga for so, so long, because – specifically – of ligament pain. You try lying down for three or four years[1] and see what happens to YOUR ligaments. I’ve been doing other exercises aimed at slowly increasing … Continue reading

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