Tag: flare ups

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 […]

5 most common symptoms with M.E/CFS & Fibromyaglia.

One of the problems with M.E/CFS and FM is that there seems to be no common ground regarding which symptoms are normal with this illness. Everyday sufferers experience abnormal feelings in their body and brain and are left clueless with endless pain and suffering. This can make our condition worse by feeling alien and wondering […]