ME/CFS

Empathy vs sympathy

This year and a bit has been super hard. It’s also been really hard to sometimes ask for help, or to articulate how much being ill...

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Mini Melbourne trip

I went on a mini Melbourne trip this week–less than 24 hours. The big reason was to appear on a panel on international volunteering,...

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What it’s like to wake up one day with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

It’s been one year since my so-called Chronic Fatigue Syndrome really started messing with me. It’s kind of upsetting to think...

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Self-care… the retail way

I’ve quite honestly had such a hard year and a bit. The hardest ever for me. And sometimes I’ve made it even harder, by being...

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Chronically fatigued guide to easy food

One of the many many crappy things about being sick a lot is that sometimes I just don’t have the energy to cook. It’s...

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Things to do while you’re waiting.

I haven’t written on here for two months. It’s probably because it has been a particularly hard two months, though I guess...

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Caught in the middle

Crawling back from another sizable fatigue crash. Don’t know what I did wrong this time. Perhaps I’m being punished for...

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An inconvenient 30

It’s my 30th birthday tomorrow, which in some ways is quite unfortunate. I’d really hoped to have my shit together much more...

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