5 Good Things About Chronic Fatigue

I haven’t always associated chronic fatigue with good things, but whoever said sensible people play the hand they are dealt … knew a thing or two about resilience. Actually I told a teeny lie about 5 good things, I am working on the rest πŸ™‚ – but here is one to start the list!

Wrapped in my favorite throw rug and cuddling with my dog for a guilt free afternoon nap.


Actually this is my dog Billie sticking a wet cold nose into my face to wake me up. Does she fear I might sleep through her dinner time? It’s never happened but who knows how a dog thinks!Β  She does give me a lovely cuddle too when I need one – like when I collapse for an afternoon nap…

Kim Cleary, Author

Kim Cleary

Kim writes paranormal stories with a intrigue, suspense and a hint of romance. She loves all animals, especially her dogs; and thrives on coffee and chocolate while writing and researching.

13 thoughts on “5 Good Things About Chronic Fatigue”

  1. Karen McFarlandKaren McFarland

    Well, you look very comfy with your doggie Kim. Is that a Cocker? I love Cocker Spaniels. I had a sweetie for years. Oh, and by the way, I suffer from CFS and was diagnosed twenty-five years ago with it. So I understand your fatigue issue girl. Big cudos to you for starting your blog. It looks great! πŸ™‚

  2. lynettemburrowslynettemburrows

    Aw, I think that the four-legged medicine is probably as good as, or better, than some of the medicine that comes in pill form. πŸ™‚ But you know, the way they behave in the 30 minutes before meal time, I think my dogs are convinced I will forget to feed them! Sure hope you and your doctors find an effective combination for you.

  3. susan Jaymessusan Jaymes

    My dogs always can make me feel better. They also know when to it’s feeding time and will not let me miss it.

  4. gretchenwinggretchenwing

    Well done, Kim. I love the beginning–well, actually, there’s only 1 thing, I’m working on the other 4…FUNNY. Remember to ask your readers questions at the end of the post, something they can respond to. We’re on our way, eh?

  5. lynnkelleyauthorlynnkelleyauthor

    I agree with Gretchen about the beginning of your post being funny. Good one! I deal with the stupid chronic fatigue, too. Dog cuddles are good medicine! Your blog looks great and I love the different headers on your various pages. Very cool!

  6. L. E. CarmichaelL. E. Carmichael

    Everyone needs a guilt-free nap now and then! My dad was diagnosed with CFS, but fortunately (because it’s easily treatable), he turned out to have sleep apnea instead. It’s terrible that living with chronic conditions so often comes down to management, rather than treatment. I have food allergies and chronic pain, so you have my support and sympathy. Hugs!

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