My Top Ten Songs For CFS

5: Lily Allen – The Fear

Aside from the headaches, the other most annoying symptom for me is the overwhelming anxiety. It feels like I’m being taken over by fear:

Author: Graham

I’m a guy in his late 40’s, recovering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome since May 2009. I now offer coaching and support to other people with CFS/ME.

4 thoughts on “My Top Ten Songs For CFS”

  1. This is so interesting (the parallels that you and I have). Music is a huge part of my life and after we spoke on the phone something stuck in my mind. You shared that one of the things you did was ask yourself “What have I been holding off doing until I get well?” I started making a list for myself. One of the items was “Try to play guitar again.” I have some fibro issues so trying to wrap my arms around something that size has been painful for my neck and shoulders but I just started thinking “ok, what about a ukelele?” So for my 60th birthday I’m buying myself a ukelele!

    1. Awesome Diane! I acknowledge you for finding something that works for you and not giving up just because you’re not 100% well. I’d highly recommend joining a Ukelele class if you can, but if that’s not practical the application I’ve been using to learn Guitar is called Yousician, and it also supports Ukelele. Let’s jam online sometime!

  2. I miss playing piano, guitar, and clarinet. Hypermobile joints, Ehler’s Danlos. Even tried with all of my braces and finger splints on. Now that I’ve adjusted to altitude in Boulder, CO … maybe try singing?

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