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  • Care for Someone with Severe Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

    This is a powerful article by carer and author Greg Crowhurst.

  • Enchanted Sleep

    Myalgic Encephalomyelitis through the lens of internationally acclaimed photographer, Sarah Allegra.

  • Falling Through the World

    Author Rachel Clarke describes her experience with M.E. and includes an extract from her novel.
  • Lil’ Hannah: My Chronic Illness Journey

    Photographer Hannah O'Brien writes, "My M.E. journey began eleven years ago, at the age of 13. Although I had experienced chronic illness from a very young age prior to M.E., due to suffering with Juvenile Arthritis from the age of 6, I couldn’t have been prepared for the unbelievably tough times that were ahead."

  • Made By Aimee

    Aimee Ball describes how the love of nature and crafts helps her manage life with M.E.

  • Message in the Rhyme

    Read poet Simon Icke's account of his experience with M.E. and a selection of his poetry.

  • Myalgic Encephalomyelitis: My Hidden Struggle

    An open and honest account of M.E. by author Gavin Stevens.

  • Raindrops of Sapphire

    An interview with Lorna Burford, one of the leading fashion bloggers in the UK, about her life with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis.

  • Silent Pain

    An insight into how stress and trauma may lead to 'Chronic Fatigue Syndrome' by author Helen Germanos.

  • Spoonie Survival

    An insight into the life of M.E. sufferer and Spoonie Survival Kits Founder Pippa Stacey.

    The Spoon Theory was created by Christine Miserandino. The theory is simply a story that explains what it is like to live with a chronic illness or disability. A person who is chronically disabled or ill only has a limited amount of expendable energy each day. The spoon theory uses a metaphor of spoons to turn energy into a measurable concept.