Tag Archives: CFS/ME

Intellect and M.E.

I have mentioned before that one of the most pervasive symptoms of my chronic illness is a form of cognitive dysfunction that makes it difficult to concentrate for sustained periods of time. Of all the neurological, immunological and metabolic symptoms, … Continue reading

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Kites, Company and a very Quick Catch-up

Apologies to my regular readers for having neglected the blog for so long. Around the time I would normally have been working on a new blog post, my parents (who live overseas) came back to the UK for their summer … Continue reading

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May 12th: International M.E. Awareness Day

This week is International M.E. Awareness Week, chosen to coincide with the birthday of Florence Nightingale who is thought to have suffered from M.E. during the last years of her life. It is also the Awareness Week for Fibromyalgia/FMS and … Continue reading

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Making Britain better for ‘hardworking people’.

Readers from the United Kingdom cannot fail to have noticed the General Election taking place this week. Living on the very edge of my constituency in an area of social housing where few people vote, political campaign teams never usually … Continue reading

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Easter Greetings and a Dawn Chorus.

I just wanted to take the opportunity to wish every one of my readers a very Happy Easter. My Easter began the same way it has for a couple of years now, with my getting up at stupid-o’clock in the … Continue reading

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‘Play in the Park’ Revisited.

Last week I went to the park, almost two years since the original post from which this one takes its name. My latest trip was by no means the only time I’ve returned to the park since that first momentous visit, … Continue reading

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Boy Racer

The other week, I made it outside in my motorised wheelchair for the first time since returning from my parents’ house where I spent Christmas and New Year. It was a beautiful sunny day, though bitterly cold, and as I … Continue reading

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