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Summer loving ……..

June, 30, 2015 0 Comments

        Hugs for anyone suffering in the heat or with allergies at the moment – Summer is definitely here but its not all good news.  It can be extra hard for those with ME when the weather is like this and things flare up.  Hope you are ok.  Apologies for absence too […]

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Fun Friday

May, 28, 2015 0 Comments

        I hope you are enjoying the sunshine and these Spring/Summer days and are able to go out to the garden or a nearby park, or if not bring the outside in by having plants and flowers around the house. A bird table placed where you can easily see it is good. […]

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The Light Ups

May, 13, 2015 0 Comments

  We did it!     The wonderful Brighton Wheel and the Brighton Sea Life Centre were shining out for ME last night on Awareness evening and the ME Mums of Brighton (and a few Dad’s) went down with banners and determination to get the message out there!  Despite the fact that I had bought […]

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ME Awareness

May, 02, 2015 0 Comments

    It’s the month of May which is ME awareness month, and on the 12th we have the International ME Awareness Day where people around the world are raising money and joining in events to create awareness of this illness.  Buildings are lighting up across the globe to highlight ME/Fibromyalgia/Multiple Chemical Sensitivity – in […]

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Welcome!

April, 21, 2015 0 Comments

  A very warm welcome to the newcomers and apologies for a delayed blog.  I hope you enjoy the website and if you feel like uploading any artwork, music, videos or poetry please do by sending them to info@mespace.org.  Would be delighted to put them up!   Also the Facebook groups  (top right buttons Fspace […]

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Happy Easter!

April, 03, 2015 0 Comments

    Well that time of year has come around again – the time of bunnies and chicks and painted eggs and daffodils amid spring foliage – hoping you all have a lovely Easter weekend and get to celebrate with family and friends. Remember pace pace pace, its so difficult when the relations might be […]

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Fun Friday

March, 20, 2015 0 Comments

    It’s Friday and the weekend is starting – I hope you have an ok weekend and can enjoy a bit of this spring sunshine we are having in the UK.   I shall be planting in my garden.  If anyone wants to send in photographs of their gardens or plants (inside or out) […]

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St Patrick’s Day

March, 17, 2015 0 Comments

    It’s March 17th, St Patrick’s Day!  Wishing you all a very happy St Patrick’s Day and if you are celebrating it with friends hope you enjoy your day. This Irish festival is celebrated not just in Ireland but around the world, with parades and dancing in the street and everything green green green! […]

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Spring….

March, 01, 2015 0 Comments

    Ok Spring is not officially on our doorstep until March 20th but that’s far too late isnt it?  The way our weather is here in England I think we should take all the bright days we can get and celebrate them so we are bringing it forward in MEspace – happy Spring!  The […]

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May 12th ME Awareness Day

February, 24, 2015 0 Comments

      With May 12th International ME/CFS/FM Awareness Day approaching here is a good collection of products to advertise it from the website M.E. support www.mesupport.co.uk/index.php?page=shop The Brighton Wheel and The Brighton Sea Life Centre have both agreed to light up for the day/evening like they did last year,  and we are hoping to get […]

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Peaceful Sunday

February, 22, 2015 0 Comments

      Hi all hope your week was ok and you are having a peaceful Sunday.  A warm welcome to the newcomers  Do come and join us in the Facebook groups (top right buttons) we would love to welcome you there too. I just thought I would post some pretty pics that we have […]

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guest blog

February, 17, 2015 1 Comments

  Thank you to Rosalynde Lemarchand, author of the book of poetry ‘My A-Z of M.E’ for her guest blog:       Bonjour I have been ill with M.E. for over 12 years now. Over the years I have gone through a whole range of emotions. One of those emotions is jealously. At times […]

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Fun Friday

February, 13, 2015 0 Comments

A warm welcome to the new members, hope you enjoy the site.  Come and join us in the Facebook groups (click top right Fspace or Fteens) It is Valentine’s Day tomorrow so just adding a few fun photos …….                             ….and even […]

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Letter to the King

February, 08, 2015 0 Comments

Martin Qvist Giercksky (aged 17, ME sufferer for 8 years)       Letter to King Harald of Norway from Martin and 58 other young people with M.E.   ME mum’s confessions proudly presents an important letter to King Harald from Martin (17). The letter is also signed by 58 other children and youngsters with M.E.  […]

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Fun Friday

February, 06, 2015 0 Comments

    Brrrr!!!!   Its absolutely freezing here in Brighton – we have the heating full on but still feel like wearing gloves, coats, hats, water bottles, the list could go on for a while!  Hope you are not too cold and that you had an ok-ish day going into the weekend.  Snoopy seems happy anyway! […]

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catch up

January, 26, 2015 0 Comments

    Hi I hope everyone has had an ok-ish weekend – do come and join us in the Facebook groups if you haven’t already.  This illness is so hard to take and so isolating, you can gain tremendous support in MEspace Facebook – such a lovely group of people there who are so happy […]

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Fun Friday

January, 16, 2015 0 Comments

    Wouldn’t it be nice to be Friday!!  Universally popular, always welcomed with open arms and happy hearts!! A big welcome to the new members this week.  It’s so exciting to have members from so many different countries – do check out all the different activities on the site and pop over to the […]

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getting lighter…..

January, 06, 2015 0 Comments

      Is it me or are the days getting lighter?  I think so (hope so) – it’s such a joy when you start to feel a lift in the air and freshness all around…thoughts of bulbs and spring and rich brown earth,the birdsong coming back and the trees greener….love it all! Some fun things […]

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Resolutions…….

January, 04, 2015 0 Comments

        Instead of overloading ourselves with strict New Year Resolutions which are unrealistic and unattainable and might cause despondency lets go for some gentle ones this year, just a very short and easy list…..how about this one recommended by someone in the Facebook group …….. I like it!         […]

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Happy New Year…….

December, 28, 2014 0 Comments

                 It is such a difficult time of year when it seems the world is out there partying and celebrating, and we are unable to participate in the hysterical celebrations on New Year’s Eve for a brilliant, bright and wonderful New Year!! It can be painful to watch […]

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Fun Friday

December, 19, 2014 0 Comments

Hi everyone hope your week has been ok.  A huge welcome to the newcomers!     I hope you enjoy the site …take a look around and if you feel like posting anything that you have done, be it a painting, a photograph, a poem, a video or any music you have either created yourself […]

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Animals in the snow….

December, 15, 2014 0 Comments

  Just some pictures of animals in the snow………..           While some animals prefer to sun themselves during the warmer months, others are perfectly comfortable with the snow and offer photographers plenty of opportunities for remarkable photos.                             […]

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Fun Friday

December, 12, 2014 0 Comments

    A collection of jokes and ‘Caption it’ posts we have had during the week:       We are going to miss our dinner whose idea was this anyway? “Spider!”         it’s a ghossstttttt !!! The power line running beside Nutkin’s nut store had unfortunately been concealed by snow … […]

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Christmas doodle poster

December, 11, 2014 0 Comments

  The Christmas doodle poster is here in all its glory!!      * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * So many many thanks to those who contributed – the doodles are enchanting […]

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Free from Christmas

December, 08, 2014 0 Comments

      No this is not a blog about how we can all escape Christmas (though sometimes wouldn’t it be nice!)  It’s more about having a gluten-free Christmas for those of us who cannot tolerate wheat, and may be feeling somewhat miffed when the Christmas feast is severely diminished because of this. The passing […]

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Fun Friday

December, 05, 2014 0 Comments

    Firstly, Happy Birthday to the influential Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky, who was born on this day in 1866                               And now some fun ‘Caption it’ pictures from the Facebook group through the week…..some excellent captions here…….   Is that you […]

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Christmas Doodles

December, 04, 2014 0 Comments

      A huge thank you to those who contributed the stunning Christmas Doodles.  They look so cheerful and festive –  we can’t wait to make them up into a dazzling poster to put around town!   If you are new to the site (and a very warm welcome to the newcomers!) or unaware […]

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Fun Friday

November, 28, 2014 0 Comments

  First of all…… It was the birthday of that wonderful inventor of Charlie Brown and the gang last week, Mr Charles M Schulz.  Being avid fans of his in MEspace Facebook (almost every other day there is a Peanuts Post!) we thought it only right to grace the Fun Friday page with some cartoons […]

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Advent Calendars

November, 25, 2014 0 Comments

      It’s that time of year again when we are searching the shops for a good advent calendar to put up in the home (or in my case rushing to the shops to grab the last few selections left on the shelf!) There are many different varieties of calendars these days, most of […]

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Sunday pics

November, 23, 2014 0 Comments

        I hope you have had a peaceful Sunday – here are some photographs – hope  you like them xxx                                                Here is a delicious vegetarian winter warmer posted by […]

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Birds

November, 19, 2014 4 Comments

    Did you hear the one about?………. Really?  Well I never!  You could have knocked me down with a feather! In ME space Facebook pictures of all sorts of astonishing birds are uploaded regularly,  and our bird expert Dave very kindly identifies them for us.  So many beautiful ones around!  Here are some pictures […]

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Claude Monet

November, 16, 2014 0 Comments

      Last week we celebrated the birthday of the famous French artist Claude Monet.  Monet was born on November 15, 1840 in Paris.  He was one of the founders of the Impressionism movement along with his friends Renoir, Sisley and Bazille.       Here are some of his beautiful paintings – hope you enjoy […]

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Fun Friday

November, 14, 2014 0 Comments

        Its the weekend….yay!!  The weekend is always a relief, however ill we are feeling there is something about the weekend that makes one feel stronger and happier, probably because we have more help around and its a gentler pace for our partners/carers who are working,  so there is a more relaxed […]

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Treatments for ME

November, 11, 2014 0 Comments

  WHICH DOCTOR?   WHICH TREATMENT?   Looking for the right treatment for ME/Chronic Fatigue is a challenging task when there are so many different ones being advertised.  Some promise miracle cures, others are less adventurous and state that they can improve the quality of life for an ME patient, but not take it away entirely. […]

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Stormy weather…..

November, 08, 2014 0 Comments

      We are having predictably stormy weather here in England – lashings of rain and wind roaring about the place at night and gardens looking distinctly dishevelled in the morning!  Hope its calmer with you, or if not you can cosy up at home and enjoy the indoor space – who cares about […]

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Guy Fawkes

November, 03, 2014 0 Comments

        November 5th has come around again, and I hope  you get to see a few fireworks and a bonfire – often if you live in a town you can see them from your garden.  If not here are some photos and a silly cartoon.  Enjoy and Happy Guy Fawkes!     […]

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November….

November, 01, 2014 0 Comments

        Happy November xx     The Autumn can be a difficult time for those with ME/Chronic Fatigue, adapting to the dark evenings that seem to plunge down suddenly making the afternoons more like evenings from 5.00 onwards!  It is a transition, and often not so welcome, but by November we are […]

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Halloween part 11

October, 30, 2014 0 Comments

        There once was a witchBelieve it if you can!She tapped on the windowAnd she ran ran ran.She ran helter skelterWith her toes in the air,Cornstalks flying form the witches hair.Meow goes the catSitting on her hat.Whee! Chuckle! What fun what fun!Halloween night when the witches run! what are you doing for […]

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Welcome!

October, 25, 2014 0 Comments

      A warm welcome to the new members!  I hope you will enjoy looking round the site and maybe think of posting some paintings or poetry,  or a doodle to put in the doodle gallery?  As you can see we have had some wonderful contributions,  especially with the recent Autumn doodle competition!  Or […]

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Halloween

October, 22, 2014 0 Comments

     WHooooooooo!  It’s that spooooky time of year again!  Halloween is beckoning us with dark shadowy fingers into its hallowed halls.  Whether a child, teenager or adult, this time of year is always entertaining with the dressing up and witches and demons flying down the streets at night in search of treats, no tricks… […]

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Sunday….

October, 19, 2014 0 Comments

          I hope you are having a peaceful Sunday and are not feeling too bad.  Sorry to have been absent from blogging this week but have not been well myself.     We have been looking at poetry in the Facebook group and have received some wonderful contributions from Rosalynde and […]

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Orchids

October, 12, 2014 0 Comments

       I was given an orchid the other day and it sits on my desk looking exquisitely beautiful – they really are such elegant plants and there are so many different varieties.     lovely video giving information about caring for them and a stunning display of the flowers themselves…….       […]

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Detox diet

October, 07, 2014 0 Comments

       We have been doing this detox programme after picking up the book in a charity shop (in the way that life put things in your path).  It is not too taxing to do and we have had some excellent results.  Firstly, weight loss.  Though the diet is not specifically tailored for weight […]

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Autumn doodle winner!

October, 04, 2014 0 Comments

     Seven Autumn contributions put into a collage….        CONGRATULATIONS TO THE AUTUMN DOODLE COMPETITION WINNER !!!!!!!     the winner is………. PRINCESSTEENIE!     So many congratulations and thanks to princessteenie who has contributed so many beautiful doodles in the past, and has excelled herself for this competition with truly stunning […]

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Homeopathy…..

October, 01, 2014 0 Comments

         We are starting on a course of Homeopathy, which is something we have not tried in six years of seeking treatments to get rid of ME. Today we met a lovely girl who asked some questions and then gave Charlie a couple of packets of these tiny white pills that he […]

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Music

September, 29, 2014 0 Comments

          Do you play a musical instrument like this young fellow?  Would you like to upload any videos of your playing?  We would love to hear them! The Music section of Create! is in dire need of assistance…..           or any music that you enjoy listening to……. […]

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Brilliant birds….

September, 27, 2014 0 Comments

        Hi all hope you are having a relaxing and peaceful weekend and not feeling too bad …… this strange but beautiful bird is a Quetzal and lives in the tropical highland areas of  places like Panama, according to Dave our bird expert in ME space.       Mum!  You’re two hours late! The […]

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sittin on the dock of the bay….

September, 21, 2014 0 Comments

        Hi all wishing you a peaceful Sunday.  This wonderful painting is by William Glackens and reminds me of lazy days in Summer where we used to visit a bay like this and there was a walkway spread around the bay….it was beautiful.  Fiona added this music which compliments it perfectly…….   […]

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Smooth talking….

September, 20, 2014 0 Comments

            Smoothies are one of the best drinks to have to fill you up and stop those sugar cravings.  Smoothies can help with detox and are an excellent breakfast – have one first thing and it should keep you going til lunch.  We put masses of fruit in and a […]

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Leaves & berries

September, 16, 2014 0 Comments

          Beautiful Autumn with its rich array of colours and crisp mornings….the rusts and golds of the leaves are spectacular.  I hope very much you can get out to see this even if for a short while.  I am going to take my camera next time and wait for that beautiful […]

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