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Blog entries by hellytheelephant

ME has overshadowed the whole of my adult life, and affected me badly twice: the first time when I was 22, and the second time starting over 3...
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THE 12 ME DAYS OF Christmas;) On the first day of Christmas ME gave to me: …... a letter from the DWP !! On the second day of Christmas ME gave...
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Hi- this is a two part article- part one is about considerations of whether to buy a scooter,and part two that follows on, is about using the...
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I cannot buy a guinea pig. I cannot buy a cat because I allergic to their catandruff. A dog would need walking…and you can’t cuddle a fish. I...
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This is a blog about how art is helping me deal with the pain and disability I have to live with as a result of ME. There are also some examples...
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Part Two of the Swiss-Army-knife that you will need to survive in the wilderness that is M.E 3: Poetry in Motion Yes, you and your bowels are...
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Here is a list of six essential things ( no one tells you ), that you need, to get to sail the good ship YOU, safely through the choppy waters of...
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. The Hellyphant is back (!)after 14 nights as an inpatient, and an epic journey back by car. I am resting my body but my mind is full of all the...
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The Spoons Don’t Work…. Over the last year, I have been reading as much as my tired and foggy little brain will let me, not only about the nuts...
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So, we have finally made it to the end of the introductory course, and it finishes, like the predicted demise of our planet, with a whimper rather...
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As the great philosopher, Dr Seuss once observed: ‘You’re in pretty good shape for the shape you’re in.’ Yep. You don’t feel great. You don’t...
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We are nearing the end of the third week and we are preparing for a week’s break next week. I’m not going to lie- the going has been very tough...
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THE CFIDS SELFHELP.ONLINE INTRODUCTORY COURSE –Pt 2 Prior to the course beginning I have received the course book: ‘Managing Chronic Fatigue...
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In January 2016 I will start the self-management course run by cfidsselfhelp.org. and I would like to Blog about my experiences of the course, and...
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I should warn you that what follows in not in any way a searching discussion...of well, anything really, just random thoughts from a broad...
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