Life ‘Pawsed’

Hi, It’s been a while since I blogged ‘for fun’ and as it’s my birthday tomorrow I’m feeling a bit nostalgic and chatty! I’ve just given myself a birthday treat…..a bath! Pure indulgence that will make some symptoms flare but it was worth it. As I lay in the warm water I pondered how I …

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Long Covid Research Study – Research Protocol Implications For ‘Post-Covid M.E/C.F.S’ Patients.

As I am now also a ‘Long Hauler’, my family and I have been keeping our eyes peeled for any M.E appropriate research studies for me to participate in that may help my recovery. My Mum spotted an ad for the study highlighted in this blog post on Facebook and shared the information with me. …

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Complaint About Exercise and Covid19 Article.

Hello, I wrote a letter of complaint to the University of Wolverhampton regarding this article in which Prof. Wolman states- Post-viral fatigue is a well recognised condition following a viral infection. There has also been much debate in the medical literature about the existence of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) and whether this occurs following a viral …

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Use Your Platform Wisely

Accumulatively, a few tweets and TV show segments have turned this week, in my life as an M.E/C.F.S and Long Covid patient and M.E/C.F.S advocate, into an emotional rollercoaster ride. This post addresses two of these instances. Every single stigmatising comment anyone has ever made about Myalgic Encephalomyelitis has now been polished off and reused …

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Brain (Dense) Fog

Hi, It’s been a while since my last Foggy blog, coping with chronic Covid-19 on top of my usual M.E since March has certainly been a tougher slog than usual. Briefly, I am not recovered and still have lung/chest/rib pain and an excruciating ‘new’ headache that fluctuates. Blood clots are a concern so aspirin (low …

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Pernicious Anaemia and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis: Symptom, Co-Morbidity, or Misdiagnosis?

During my Facebook Live session earlier today (Follow Foggy on @FoggyDog to catch future ‘live’ sessions), I said I’d be interested to receive personal M.E stories from a wide range of patients. I specifically included those people who believe they may have been misdiagnosed with M.E. Shortly afterward I received a message from a Foggy …

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All Good Things Come To An End

Hi, Foggy’s Followers on his social media platforms will have seen that I closed Foggy’s World Tour 2019/2020 yesterday due to issues brought about the COVID-19. Watch this video. eeks ago when travel bans and cancelled holidays/business trips started to cause problems with Foggy’s globetrotting. But, as the pandemic worsened I felt it would no …

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