This is a Guest Post by Sarah Caddick (who also wrote Capturing the Essence). It includes tips for carers and those with chronic illness on how to manage the caring relationship and also other tips for coping with day-to-day life with a chronic illness. Continue reading
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
For today’s post I’m a guest blogger over on MEcuperate: This post Much Maligned and Misunderstood: ME and Stress explains how I have readdressed my approach to stress and my ME.
I have no expectation of being Cured through aromatherapy. However, I have found that some oils help with some some symptoms. Recipes can also have a synagistic effect and so I’ve written up a few that I use below. You may also want to read this review and this list of essential oil properties. It isn’t free but some of the oils are £1 on ebay and last a long time (use this search to find them). You don’t have to use every oil in the recipe. The first 5 oils I’d buy would be: grapefruit, rosemary, basil, clary sage and lavender (≅£7). Continue reading