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Baby on the way ...

....after 7 years of trying to conceive. A failed go at IVF last year (Jan 2011) & losing hope it would ever happen. My naturally conceived surprise miracle baby is due this Thursday 25th October. I cannot begin to tell you the shock and joy we have felt so far. Not just my husband and i but family and friends also. There are so many people excited to meet our little miracle its overwhelming. Having ME i was very concerned about the pregnancy. I had no idea I was even pregnant until i was 6 weeks. There were signs but we didn't believe them as in the past it was constant heart ache looking at a negative test. To see those 2 little lines was amazing!Up to about 16 weeks it was a struggle with nausea, constant indigestion and awful head aches, but once i got past that bit i felt like i was on top of the world. I've not felt "well" mentally or physically in so many years its been like living someone else's life. With only a few days to go i am constantly being a…

Being encouraged to enjoy myself & share this with others

Wow it has been a long time!

I won't go into what's being going on as it will make a very long read lol!

This post is actually for a specific reason. Its about encouraging CFS/ME sufferers.....mainly myself!... to get out, socialise, have a little fun & not be scared to share this with others.

I know all too well this is not an easy task. Believe me I know. If I've not got headache, I'm stuck in bed. If I'm not stuck in bed I'm wrapped up on the sofa feeling like I have been run over by a bus. However I have found if I apply a little time for myself doing something I enjoy or find fun I often find my symptoms are less & my recovery time from said activity is a lot quicker.

I have not found this out by chance. A friend of mine introduced me to Reverse Therapy. I'm not going to go into details about it I'll leave that up to you but I will say this "Reverse Therapy is NOT about mind over matter." (as many people including some professiona…