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Staying with friends, more travel advice

I’ve just returned from staying with a dear old friend. They know about myalgic encephalomyelitis¬†so they were very understanding and I really appreciated their kindness. Going to bed at 7.30pm and needing morning and afternoon naps isn’t most people’s idea … Continue reading

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A visitor’s guide

Today you are going to visit a friend with chronic fatigue syndrome or myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). Here is a guide to the experience: Expect a short notice cancellation. Your friend will have tried their best to be ready but there … Continue reading

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Kindnesses

There are so many kind things people have done for me since I became ill. Even as time has gone on, they have been patient with me and I’m more grateful than I can say. These are a few of … Continue reading

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How to help when other people ask for help

It might seem strange to you that people either ask you for help or expect you to help with physical tasks. ¬†Or it might not seem strange because it’s happened to you as well. Has it? Cooking, cleaning, running errands, … Continue reading

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