This post includes tips that may help you with walking and muscle problems. Topics covered include mitochondrial function (MitoQ, D-Ribose, AMPK activation), lactic acid, electrolyte balance, autonomic function, pacing and adapting. Please comment on what I’ve missed out. Continue reading
Topics touched on in this post: POTS vs ME symptoms; heart rate monitoring and exercise; exercise for POTS; post-exertional malaise; adrenal fatigue and POTS; diet and nutrition. This is a post which is more about asking for tips from you than offering tips. Please add POTS/ME based comments. Continue reading
Quick Tips for Pacing. These may be new ideas to you or simply a reminder. Continue reading
A post discussing different forms of Pacing and the difficulties involved. Continue reading
Blog post with tips on how to spend fewer spoons of energy on haircare, including a haircut in just one snip of the scissors. Also ideas on natural options which are good for people with multiple chemical sensitivity. Continue reading
Information about Homesharer Schemes – provide a free room and get around 10hrs a week support to stay in your own home. Continue reading
A reflection on the common spoonie experience of boredom.
“I was at the point where symptoms are no longer so loud as to drown out other concerns and the sensation of boredom was reaching a crescendo.”
Today is Severe ME Day. My plan was to write a post about the Pomodoro TechniqueTM (as a form of pacing) this week. However, my experience last night has led me to change tack. Yesterday evening I got deeply upset, … Continue reading
This post is the 2nd in a series on pacing. Watching TV is likely to make up more of our day than meditating. It is therefore important to get viewing habits right.
This post is my TV prescription for you, in order of importance. It is based mainly on my own observations, although you could possibly find research to back up some of it.
At the moment because I’ve got into modern stoicism at the same time as looking into heart rate monitor pacing I’m finding that I’m sort of amalgamating these two very different approaches. Continue reading
The basic idea is to avoid hitting your Anaerobic Threshold (AT) or raising your Morning Resting Heart Rate (MRHR) to avoid crashes and relapses. Initially this may mean doing less (it has for me). Continue reading
“She generally gave herself very good advice, (though she very seldom followed it).” ― Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass Starting this site has given me a definite boost. BUT I sense something new growing which … Continue reading