The Spoon Theory for ME/CFS

12th May 2017 Ann-Cathrine 0

Today it is the international day of awareness for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) also known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrom and Fibromyalgia. Every year sufferers and health practitioners – those who believe in it at least – try to raise awareness in the public for this horrible and so far untreatable disease. Every day is a struggle but just how much can be hard to grasp for healthy people. One patient, Christine Miserandino who suffers from Lupus, a disease which shares many similarities with ME/CFS, created an analogy called The Spoon Theory in order to explain how patients with these kind of […]

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2017 Challenge – Part 1: Life

26th January 2017 Ann-Cathrine 0

First up, I hope everyone entered the new year safely and in good spirits. 2016 was a bugger in many ways and no need to bring more of that cursed energy with us into a fresh new year. In fact, here in Denmark it is a tradition to jump from a chair at the first bell stroke to avoid bringing the Devil over the threshold to the new ear. You know, like the groom picking up the bride when they enter their home for the first time. I did, so hopefully things will be better. Stating that, I actually want […]

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