From the eye of the storm of a flare-up, sharing what I have noticed about the close link between mast cell activation, circadian and other cycles and ADHD behaviours. Read on...
mast cell activation syndrome
Living with syndromes
Learning to live with any of the syndromes (CFS, POTs, fibro, CSS, EDS, MCAS, to name but a few) can be incredibly tough. From dealing with doubters and denial, discrimination, misunderstanding, thoughtlessness, rejection, loneliness, fear, self-doubt and all the other rigours of long term chronic illness, this post takes a look at it all.
Getting down to the root of my fibromyalgia
If recovery from chronic illness is like a long-running detective story, with us as its protagonist, this year has felt like one of those chapters that make sense of quite a few things in a series of "a-ha" moments. And though what I have learned in quick succession may very-well have overwhelmed me, it has also enlightened me as in TO LIGHT ME UP with a new degree of self-appreciation and awareness, also clarity as to how certain root circumstances click together to make chronic illness what it is.
As the sun hots up
Scientists now acknowledge that sun cycles, space weather and geomagnetic variables affect our biology; so where does that place us as a new active cycle bursts into life this week? Speaking as one who feels it, some positive thoughts...
Moving more, not less
My physical foibles (labelled such things as EDS and chronic pain) don't render me unentitled to a gloriously reimagined health future but even more prone to be open minded and eager enough to embark on the journey because there are no rules where I dwell, it is all a giant leap in the dark so why not make it a leap towards what I prefer to envision and thus create. The first step is to make friends with movement...