Tag Archives: help

Self-help, or self-blame, books?

I have read a lot of books about chronic fatigue syndrome, myalgic encephalomyelitis, fibromyalgia and generally on holistic health. Some of them were inspiring, some of them made little sense and some just blamed the ill health on the behaviour … Continue reading

Posted in Advice, Books, Life with myalgic encephalomyelitis, Reading | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

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

Posted in Advice, Life with myalgic encephalomyelitis | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in Advice, Life with myalgic encephalomyelitis | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment