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The heat

How do you cope with the heat? Do you like it or prefer it cool? Here, it is mid-summer and we’ve had some hot days, above 40 degrees celsius, and are due for a few more. I like the warmth … Continue reading

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Bad periods

I mark my calendar with the warning “take it easy” the day before my period is due. Otherwise I might do something silly, like plan to do something. The day or two before I get my period are bad and … Continue reading

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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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Vitamin D or sunshine

Amongst all the kind advice I’ve been offered by people who have, or know people with, chronic fatigue syndrome was the advice to get some sunshine.  Literal sunshine, although the metaphorical sunshine is also very valuable. A little research, including … Continue reading

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Put your feet up

How much better do you feel when you put your feet up? I always feel better with my feet up and my favourite part of yoga class is viparita karani, or legs up the wall. They don’t always need to … Continue reading

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Yoga for ME

A few days ago I wrote about how meditation was one of the things which has helped me cope with pain and the awfulness of  myalgic encephalomyelitis.  The other big thing is yoga. I loved yoga before I became ill. I had … Continue reading

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Sensitive to noise?

How suckful is noise sensitivity. It rules out watching TV, having conversations if there is any background noise, going to…oh, just about anywhere. Even the noise of the engine can bother me. The worst is sport, with all the background … Continue reading

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