Waxing lyrical: ME Awareness

Everyone has had the experience of finding song lyrics meaningful to their circumstances, despite this not being the original purpose of the lyrics. An ME Awareness Day playlist with some explanation could be a new angle to help you understand my experience. Continue reading

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Review: Rejuvenation Lotion

This post is the first time I have been given the product as part of a product review through the Chronic Illness Bloggers network. Continue reading

Are you Disabled?

On Twitter there have been some interesting discussions this week about disability identity and ME. I think this is worth everyone with ME thinking about. For most of us ME is enduring, substantial & has a significant effect on our life. These are the very requirements of defining a disability. Continue reading

Paradoxical Research Funding

An argument has erupted this week between UK psychologists and funders that has relevance for the problems we face with ME research. Could a common purpose create a very unexpected alliance to improve appropriate allocation of research funding? Continue reading

Review: Can Post-Exertional Malaise make a Placebo Effect seem like a Nocebo?

Does Post-Exertional Malaise lead to unusual Placebo Effects in ME that seem more like Nocebo? This post explores my experience of a Placebo controlled experiment. Continue reading