Tag: Chronic pain

What to do in a prolonged relapse

Hey guys, today’s question is from Tess.    “Toby I would like to know your advice you have when I’m in a prolonged CFS relapse.  Do we still try and keep with movement exercise routine, or just let ourselves rest and surrender completely.  Hard to know what’s best for your body when it’s like this, […]

How to lose weight when dealing with a chronic illness..

How to lose weight when dealing with a chronic illness.. Hey Guys, Toby Morrison here. Today’s question and answer is from Debbie. Debbie writes: “Hi, I really need to start to exercise but I have no energy as I’m back at work and have an emotional job and I’m putting on weight which is effecting […]

Need VS Want: Striking the balance with M.E/CFS Recovery

I recently caught myself reflecting on a rather large decision “Hmm, another one based on what I need rather than what I want in this moment” and I was able to have a little laugh to myself. This shift in perspective away from victim and resentment toward patience and light-heartedness has been major in my recovery. […]

You are not crazy and you are not alone!

You are not crazy and you are not alone! If you are are struggling with M.E/CFS , Fibromyalgia or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome you might feel like that right now but you are not my friend. Your body might be going crazy and your brain (monkey mind) might feel all over the place. But that is […]

The Importance Of Belief During Recovery

The Importance of Belief During Recovery Now before you shoot me in the foot… I will clear up some misperceptions. First of all, CFS or any chronic illness is not in the head. However, in this article you will see why the mind/brain has a huge role to play in the steps to recovery and […]

Listening to your body for recovery from M.E/CFS

Today I am going to remind you of a little system that can help to prevent some of the pushing and crashing; it ties in with the credit system. Two videos that you must watch are The CFS golden rules and Precautionary rest . Check them out as they are so helpful for anyone with CFS or something […]

What doctors really need to know about M.E/CFS

As someone who works with both doctors and CFS patients, there is a big miscommunication between the understanding of what is actually happening to patients and what they are really going through and how they should go about recovery. Common mistakes and misunderstandings There is a gap, so to speak, that needs to be filled […]

What doctors really need to know about M.E/CFS

As someone who works with both doctors and CFS patients, there is a big miscommunication between the understanding of what is actually happening to patients and what they are really going through and how they should go about recovery. Common mistakes and misunderstandings There is a gap, so to speak, that needs to be filled […]

From Chronic Fatigue Syndrome to Fitness fanatic.

Today I leg pressed 193 kg (not bad for someone who weighs about 58kg’s) And it got me thinking.. 91 weeks ago I had one of my biggest relapses with CFS. And 87 weeks ago I decided that would be my last, I was giving CFS recovery my absolute all. That’s the day my life […]