chronic fatigue, Chronic illness, Fibromyalgia, invisible illnesses, loneliness

Solitary Confinement

There is a saying " The only thing worse than being alone and lonely is being surrounded by people and feeling lonely". I often think that should be the epitaph on my gravestone. I know that sounds morbid but living a life blighted by chronic illness is pretty morbid. You are on a constant journey… Continue reading Solitary Confinement

chronic fatigue, Chronic illness, Fibromyalgia, invisible illnesses, loneliness

Anxiety and apologies and guilt

Since I became ill all I seem to do is apologise for my absence, my unreliability and waste time agonising over small things,  and I feel guilty about almost everything. For some reason, I feel guilty for just living my life as best I can. I am fatigued and in pain every day. But I… Continue reading Anxiety and apologies and guilt