Payback’s a bitch!

6 years a slave to CFS During my 6 years of struggling with CFS through university, 3 jobs and 3 home moves, one of the things that always seemed strange to me, was that I could be exhausted, have aches and pains and other horrendous symptoms but if I did something I enjoyed like seeing […]

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It’s not all about me! Favourite blogs by others…

While I love writing blogs about the things I’m passionate about I also know there are some wonderful blogs and articles out there by other people. Here are some of my favourite: Anna Quindlen’s (Author) Commencement Speech Mount Holyoke College, May 23, 1999 Slowing Down -Eknath Easwaran in Yoga Journal How Laughter Works Therapeutic Benefits of […]

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Wendy at the gym after starting Mickel Therapy

My illness of 20 years remains a thing of the past

Originally posted on Intuitive Health Facebook page: I’m back with more praise and gratitude for Mickel Therapy and my Practitioner Saul. After just 7 weeks of putting the therapy into practice, I have my life back. At first when I could do things like go for a walk etc, I still had some fear that […]

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Fleur in bed

Roads to Recovery

“If I hadn’t of done Mickel Therapy I would still be laying in that darkened room today” My story begins in 1994 when I was going through an extremely stressful time, I was doing year 11 in high school and my parents were going through a divorce, so things were not great.  I had been […]

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CFS recovery story

Life is exciting and fun again, the way it was when I was a child

I had fibromyalgia/CFS, insomnia, and migraines for a little over two years which had a sudden onset from the swine flu after several more years of slowly developing symptoms. I can confidently say I don’t have fibromyalgia anymore, or any of the aforementioned symptoms. I used to not be able to go hiking or jogging […]

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“Don’t Worry About It”

Could ‘innocent’ phrases like this affect our health? When I spent a year in Australia back in 2005, one of my favourite hobbies was learning the local lingo. I became adept at using phrases like “no worries” or “no dramas”. While on a little trip to Darwin, a guy offered to help a friend and I […]

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At King's Canyon after completing Mickel Therapy.

I feel like the luckiest person alive

I’d had CFS for a few years after Glandular Fever and Ross River Fever. I felt I was getting worse. I heard about Mickel Therapy on a website for CFS sufferers. At first I was curious. I went to the website and I thought it sounded a bit weird but I was still curious. I […]

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My maxim for Mickel Therapy is “To be true to yourself

I was not one who suffered with CFS. I was one who was extremely limited by it, describing it as a “conscious coma”. At times I remember wondering that if I had the choice between amputation of my legs or my current state, I’d be tempted to ring a surgeon. One I wanted to be […]

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I will rate it as one of the most profound choices I have ever made

I personally suffered from symptoms for about 12 years. I had been diagnosed with an array of things. Eventually with Fibromyalgia, CFS, allergies, depression and anxiety. Then I developed severe Multiple Chemicals Sensitivities.  Also referred to as 20th Century Syndrome. The piece de resistance! I believe I also developed electro magnetic sensitivity. For long periods […]

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Overcoming CFS

Using 6 years of illness to help others Waterskiing, clubbing and attending the odd lecture were all part of my fairly regular University experience. That all changed very suddenly though when in 1999 in my second year at Plymouth University I was struck down by a flu virus which kept me off University for over […]

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