Tag Archives for " Chronic Illness "

Update: Muscle Wastage And Personal Grooming In ME/CFS

Char in her pyjamas, sitting in the sunshine in the middle of her room. Title reads: muscle wastage and personal grooming, a personal update

​A couple of days ago we had some gorgeous autumn sunshine after a few dark and dreary days. ​I'd just got up and was getting dressed when I realised how warm the sun was and decided to sit right there and collect some sunshine D! The rest was welcome though, dressing is hard with a weakened body.

​I only managed about ten minutes in that chair, but it was lovely and warm. I love the sunshine so much, the warmth really brings a sense of wellbeing and eases the aches a bit. Not looking forward to a long winter, but it will make those sunny moments that much more amazing!

Continue reading

Chronic Illness: Making Simple Errands Overwhelming

Autumn leaves on a tree. Title reads: When simple errands become overwhelming. Personal Update.

When unforeseen problems force me to go out despite severe ME/cfs, ​simple errands can become overwhelming very quickly. I had to go out today, needed to send off some paperwork, but my printer ran out of ink, again​! I needed to print off a load of sheets, so I had to take a bus to get that done at one place, then off on another bus to find a post office to send it.

By the time I got to the post office, my legs were not working properly anymore. It was like I was wading through lead or mercury, let's just say Nutella, have to keep things positive!.

Continue reading
1 6 7 8
>