Resilience, Memories, and Christmas Wishes – M.E.

What a strange year 2022 has been! So much potential but such limited ‘progress’ for our community. One step forward, three steps backward is how it’s been rolling for ME Foggy Dog this year, mostly due to the political turmoil in the UK, movement on any issue has felt impossible at times. But, we have …

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Shake It Up Latest – Care Quality Commission

Hi, Sorry I haven’t posted an update for a while but other than emailing Steve Barclay MP, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, and sharing information about the petition left, right, and centre, I haven’t had anything to report. Until now. I wrote to the Care Quality Commission (ENGLAND) on the 15th November …

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Spook M.E – Halloween Fun!

Hello! Halloween is Foggy’s SECOND favourite time of the year! (Christmas is his first favourite… OBVIOUSLY) We have always marked the occasion in one way or another and this year we’d love YOU to join in! We won’t be asking for any donations, or expecting anyone to spend any money on materials to be able …

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M.E and Long Covid – Blood Donation (Part Two)

Hi, This blog is an update to – Blood donation, M.E and Long Covid. The key theme of my concerns with this issue was summed up with this paragraph in the email sent to Stephen Morgan MP (see previous blog) –  ‘I strongly believe there needs to be a nationwide communication strategy about M.E and …

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Cure ME – A Fundraising Work In Progress

Hi, I was struck by a thunderbolt about a week ago, or at least that’s what it felt like and I’ll admit that it caused me to be a little bit upset. What am I waffling on about? I have been raising funds for Cure ME/MECFS biobank with fundraising and business activities with ME Foggy …

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Blood Donation, M.E, and Long Covid.

Hi, Long-time Foggy Followers will know that I have been posting about donating blood whilst living with M.E since around 2015, in fact I created this image in 2015 and it is shared fairly regularly across Foggy’s social media channels. The issue of the ‘ban’ from donating blood for M.E patients has caused confusion for …

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Voice Difficulties

Since having COVID19 in March 2020, I have had ongoing issues with my speech, these issues are the subject of this blog post. During my acute bout of COVID19 I had the sensation of having breathed in smoke similar to when standing too close to a BBQ. My throat felt dry and I could almost …

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