Chronic fatigue can help someone with cancer

It’s true. Chronic fatigue can help someone with cancer. How do I know this? Until recently, my father had cancer. The battle had been going for twenty years, but in recent months the challenge ramped up some significant notches. Honest-to-the-point-of-raw conversations during this time revealed my father and I had more in common than we [...]

Clare Pyers on CFS and what challenge to choose

Clare Pyers has quite a reputation. She has her own spectacular history of fatigue, which led her to some pretty serious research on the matter. Clare is now moving mountains (without getting too tired) as a Chinese Medicine practitioner, helping those who are trapped under the invisible piano. You know what about her really got [...]

Marney’s self-care tips on living with a burnt out person

Marney Perna of is a kinesiologist (find out what that is here). She also gives talks to ‘carers’ (people whose job it is to care for the elderly and disabled) about how to care better for themselves. The main reason why Marney got into kinesiology was to help her mother with ME/CFS and her [...]

A burnout carer’s two cents

It's fine for us burnt out folk to be jabbering on about our challenges. But what about the poor sod who lives with us? How do they feel about it all? I asked my poor sod over breakfast this morning… My partner, Jeff Shearer, also happens to be an acupuncturist who helps many of his [...]