Monthly Archives: November 2014

Colonic hydrotherapy for constipation with ME

You might not want to read this, I’m not sure I even wanted to write this! Please don’t write me off as a nutbag for even mentioning it. Firstly, there is no scientific evidence for colonic hydrotherapy. (Not that scientific … Continue reading

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Dr Chia’s Equilibrant – second report

Hello, Two weeks ago I wrote about starting to take Equilibrant. I had read about Dr Chia’s research and was encouraged by the science and Dr Chia’s personal story, as his son had post-viral chronic fatigue syndrome after an entrovirus … Continue reading

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Working vs not working with ME (or the time I lost my job)

Work is important to me and there are so many things I enjoy about working but it isn’t easy with illness. At first, my workplace was sympathetic, holding my job for me and letting me take leave without pay when my … Continue reading

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Tracking your symptoms with apps or on paper?

Do you track your symptoms and activity? I used to but fell out of the habit once I stopped improving and started sliding backwards in my recovery because it was, quite frankly, dispiriting to see I wasn’t doing as well … Continue reading

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Dr Chia’s Equilibrant

Two weeks ago I started takingDr Chia’s Equilibrant.  I read that it can sometimes cause a flare-up of symptoms so I didn’t want to take it while I was increasing (or trying to maintain) my hours at work. Silly, I know, … Continue reading

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It has been a while, how are you?

Four months since you have heard from me, mostly because I haven’t been well. For around the last six months, I seem to have been sliding backwards.  I was getting better, very slowly, between around 5 months and 2 years … Continue reading

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