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A name for it

A name for it

So, an update, following on from the last post. As always, about health. Last week I finally got the diagnosis—I have chronic fatigue syndrome (officially referred to as ME/CFS; read why). People have asked me how I feel about this and I don’t really feel...
Grateful, despite…

Grateful, despite…

I do intend to post here when things are good, so it isn’t just is one long litany of woe. Then I forget. Apologies. But in terms of keeping track of how I am, it’s useful for me to document and it might be useful for you if you care to know. Totally...
Spirals and millstones

Spirals and millstones

I was chatting to a dear old friend the other day about long term illness. He has a chronic illness and also experienced a period of acute burnout a few years ago. He said “I noticed that every time I said ‘I think I’ve turned a corner’ when...
Grateful for help. And I need it.

Grateful for help. And I need it.

(Photo of Coco just because I couldn’t think of a photo for the post and also she’s a great therapy cat, just drapes herself across my torso when either she or I need comfort) It’s school holidays at the moment, which I didn’t think would mean...
Progress and regress

Progress and regress

[just a warning it gets a bit serious about halfway through] Today I went to connect group (Bible study) and then I rested all day. I’d had a big couple of days, filming, editing, hanging out with my brother, and running around doing things. Tomorrow will be...
Appearances can be deceiving

Appearances can be deceiving

Hallo one and all, whoever you might be. It’s been a while. In the time since I last wrote, there’s been Christmas (a good time getting to know old acquaintances and new friends better), camping at the beautiful Coles Bay with great company, meeting many...