Given that I spent most of the last 10 months in my bed, I thought it would be a great time to talk about the essential items every bedbound person needs and what we must have if we're going to be left alone for any chunk of time. Of course, I want my readers to not only survive, but thrive. So, I'll be sharing some ways I've learned to be bedbound and still feel fulfilled.
This post was updated July 7, 2020. Thank you. Another set of simple exercises for those who are trying to get going after a long period of inactivity due to illness. While these exercises are demonstrated in a standing position, they can be done seated, as well. You can combine them with these upper body … Continue reading Wall Resistance Exercises for Arms
A step by step guide of how to reclaim your life from the devastating effects of ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia using over the counter supplements.
I had to share this harrowing experience Jenny conveyed on her blog. I myself have never experienced full paralysis and hope I never do, but I have had more than my fair share of frustrating experiences with hospitals and doctors who are condescending and clueless, as well you know.
My heart goes out to Jenny and I hope this experience remains an isolated incident for her. These kinds of experiences are exactly why people with ME must stick together and share what works with the community at large. We need each other and the few treatments we find, either alone or with health care providers. We also need the emotional support we can provide one another, as no one understands quite like another person with ME, even if we all experience this disease somewhat differently.
I am a person with myalgic encephalomyelitis (chronic fatigue syndrome, or ME/CFS) and for the last six months or so I have been stuck in the severely ill category. What this category means is that I am confined to my bed the majority of the time, unable to care for myself or function normally due … Continue reading Curcumin: The Spice of Life