Arts · Thoughts

I’m not very good at forgiving myself, either

And people just untie themselves Uncurling like flowers If you could just forgive yourself But still you stumble, feet give away – Florence + the Machine, ‘Various Storms and Saints’ The irony. I wrote all that stuff about forgiveness, but I completely forgot about forgiving myself. Which is, admittedly, an entirely different and incomparable task. And… Continue reading I’m not very good at forgiving myself, either


I have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Addressed to my guilty conscience. To be very blunt (at least to start off with): A few weeks ago, I was diagnosed with ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. My symptoms include exercise intolerance, post-exertional malaise, joint and muscle pain akin to fibromyalgia, flu-like symptoms, sleep disturbances, and cognitive dysfunction; the latter of which I go into particular… Continue reading I have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome