{Poem} Sea change

I questioned what I thought was right for me; turns out it was a detriment to my recovery.  In desperate times You can discover Ways to either Sink or float Your rudder. Perhaps we don’t Give our bodies credit enough  – I know I certainly haven’t. I rule with my head; Logic, progress – success. … More {Poem} Sea change

{Poem} Aqua therapy

I wrote this poem several months ago after I had found my ‘thing’ – floating in the pool with oldies. Initially, I started with hydrotherapy (physio guided exercises) – then as my physical strength increased I graduated and enrolled in aquaerobics (water dancing) at my local pool. This has been the only type of exercise … More {Poem} Aqua therapy

{Poem} Lavender

I know ‘Poetry Monday’ has just been, but today is a bad day – my condition has flared and I want to share this with you.  I wrote this poem as I sat trapped inside my apartment, tied to my couch, watching the world go by – wondering if I will ever get better? I … More {Poem} Lavender

The A-Z of ME/CFS

It is estimated that around a quarter of a million Australians have Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) – there is currently no government funding for researching this condition. Therefore, money is raised by non-for-profit organisations, patients, crowd funding and through private donations. ME/CFS is so much more than simply being ‘tired’ – no amount of ‘getting some sunshine’, ‘rest’ … More The A-Z of ME/CFS