Living With Severe ME/CFS, Who Am I Now?

Living with severe ME/cfs, Who am I now?

Who am I? it is important to reflect and decide who you are in life, your dreams and goals, your passion and purpose. But when you are diagnosed with a severe chronic illness it can become a bit blurry.

When you can no longer do the job or hobbies you used to do or think and learn and read the way you used to, it can seem like all those plans you had for your life are a distant memory, an impossibility...

The truth is that although things are very different now, it's still possible to find joy and meaning in every day and even discover or fulfil your purpose.

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How You Can Help The Millions Missing Worldwide

Photo of thousands of empty shoes filling a town square, foreground text says ME Awareness, How you can help the Millions Missing

May 12 is ME Awareness Day. A global day of "Millions Missing" protests and demonstrations by people with ME, their carers, family and friends. Many patients are too ill to leave their beds, so rely on these supportive individuals in their lives to do the footwork for them.

We would be lost and hopeless if not for the able bodied supporters who take our place at these rallies and make some noise for those of us too ill to do it ourselves.

I have recently been asked by a few people how they could practically help our cause. I will attempt to list some ideas and links to other initiatives that would greatly benefit from any support you can give.

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The 100 Day Project 2018 – Flowers

The 100 day project 2018, Flowers, BLOG

We are now 3 weeks into this year's 100 Day Project! If you've been following along here on my blog, you will know I have divided my 100 Day Project into 10 sets of 10 days. Each set of 10 days has it's own theme to focus on using watercolour inks and gouache.

For the first 10 days I worked on Night Skies and Galaxies, but for this second set I have been working on Flowers. 

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The 100 Day Project 2018: Night Skies and Galaxies

The 100 Day Project, Night Skies, Galaxies BLOG

I am so pleased to have made it through the first 10 days of The 100 Day Project! This is the third year I am attempting to do this and I am determined to complete it this year!

If you aren't sure what this project is all about, I wrote about it in a previous post where I explained how it all started and how it works. In this post I will be showing you what I have created over the past 10 days and I will also be revealing my new theme for the next ten days!

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