4 My Dark Diary

A Day In The Life of a Chronic Fatigue Sufferer

Dark Diary entry: June 24th, 2015 I woke up to the sound of my alarm desperate for at least another few hours of sleep. Unfortunately, like always, that wasn’t going to happen. I stumbled out of bed miserable and exhausted.  The only thought that could possibly excite my mind was thinking of the point in […]

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3 My spirit

No Obstacle Shall Ever Break My Spirit

I understand that pain is temporary and in fact necessary to grow character. Many days I have danced with anxiety, depression, and even chronic fatigue and yet here I stand taller than ever. In the past, I have lived with feelings of self pity and felt as though life owed me a favor.  Of all […]

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2 wake the hell up

How To Wake The Hell Up Without Coffee

Rise And Shine When you need to wake the hell up in the morning, is your first instinct to reach for a coffee? For those of us suffering from fatigue, coffee can have us feeling like smeagle from lord of the rings. It is often the first thing we run to for a pick-me-up at […]

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1 health anxiety

Overcoming The Constant Concerns Of Health Anxiety

As I woke up one Thursday morning in a full blown sweat, I was almost certain I was going to die. In roughly 10 hours, if I was lucky, I may have managed to squeeze out three hours of sleep. All night I had been kept awake by a persistent and wretched cough, coupled with a duet of heatwaves and […]

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