The article below is taken from the Canary and written by Steve Topple. Thankyou Steve. The illness ME /CFS (Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome) not only is the illness of a thousand (inadequate) names, but there is also very little public recognition of the condition which can be devastating.
The article and particularly the song is so moving, beautiful yet haunting that I have felt compelled to reblog it. I break my rule about only posting about child sexual abuse.
I have suffered from ME /CFS for several years, relatively mildly compared to many. Most of the time I am not bedridden and can walk several hundred yards. Symptoms though are variable from day to day. Also going over (a hidden and changeable) cliff of using too much energy leads to muscle pain, brain fog, headaches, having to lie down, perhaps for several days.
I believe the illness is caused by…
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