Moving From Moderate To Milder ME/CFS – My Experience

Pippa laid out on soft seating in a cafe window, legs elevated and her head resting on her hands.

If you’re new here, hello! My name is Pippa and I’ve lived with chronic illness since I was a teenager. Before we begin, you might find it helpful to read more about my background and chronic illness story first. I’m not a medical professional, and I definitely don’t speak for every individual with ME/CFS – […]

The Perpetual Lockdown Of ME/CFS – ME Awareness Month 2021

pippa sat on top of made bed, wearing pink and grey pyjamas, long brown hair down. pippa has one leg propped up with her hand resting on it, the other hand holding a sign which says '10 years in lockdown'

This post has been grabbed from my Instagram page, where most of my ME/CFS Awareness Month shenanigans will be taking place this year. You can read more about my chronic illness story here, and find easy ways of getting involved and showing your support here! Okay gang, May is ME Awareness Month. And if you […]

CBD Oil For ME/CFS – My First Experience with CBDDirect2U [AD]

pippa's hand holding small black and white bottle of '10% cbd oil' in mixed berry flavour by CBD direct to you. Rainbow effect in background and sparkling star special effects.

[#AD] Many thanks to CBDDirect2U for sponsoring this post! As always, all opinions are my own. If you’re interested in CBD or in making any changes to your own medication or condition management, always speak to your GP or a medical professional beforehand.  So. Let’s talk about CBD. Like many people in the chronic illness […]

The Turtle Of Overexertion – A Chronic Illness Metaphor

pippa sat outdoors wearing coat and scarf, harbour visible in background

As you may know, I’m a chronically fatigued human being. I’ve lived with a debilitating long-term illness since I was a teenager, and the early years of living with my condition were incredibly tough. However, even with all the struggle and suffering I still have to manage today, I know I’m one of the lucky ones. My […]