A horse owner asked me over the weekend, how did I get over my Chronic Fatigue? I thought I would also share my response here…
ME/CFS is an interesting bit of feedback our bodies give us when we are not living in accordance with the truth. All illness is either feedback we need to make some changes or a source of spiritual growth, and often both of those things.
For me, Mind Detox was the ultimate thing I did that resolved me CFS, and the great thing about it is once you have finished the session, you know it is done and your life will be different moving forwards.
My CFS was as a result of deciding, aged 4, that I wasn’t loved. I was in a situation I couldn’t fight, I couldn’t flight because I was too young to leave home and be independent, so I ‘played dead’. By that I mean something the body does to protect itself when it thinks it is about to be killed.
My thought, that I wasn’t loved, was so self-destructive, I caused my body to shut down. I created a death like state that became more apparent each year as my mind found more and more ways to prove the belief and my biochemistry responded by making me tired all the time, have poor muscle tone, low immunity and suppress my digestion.
As it happened, it was absolute rubbish that belief I created when I was 4 years old. I absolutely was loved! I was loved so much I had a roof over my head, a family to look after me, pets, open space to live in, food, and parents that wanted the very best for me.
Most of our beliefs in life are created in the first 12 years of life. Some we get from ourselves, some we get from others and believe without questioning them, some I think we may be born with. By questioning my belief I was able to see how inaccurate it was and challenge it. In doing so, I brought back balance and was able to see both sides of the coin – which allowed my body to go back to normal and be healthy.
I did all this in conjunction with wellness chiropractic, which helped relieve the stress of my nervous system from years of sport, injuries and toxic thinking, acupuncture – which opened up my energy channels and Reiki, which helped me overcome all sorts of traumas, and still does.
Finally, my experience of those with CFS is that they are often blissfully unaware of how important they are. I find many are working so hard to please others, thinking that if they could just get X to like them, then everything would be ok. I would strongly suggest you explore something like a Mind Detox to find out why you have created the problem and start the learning process that will bring you back to balance.
My journey took me about 14 years and in that time I learnt to look after myself very, very well. Everyone’s reason for CFS is different, but it is a journey and you’d do well to trust your intuition as you go along as it knows the way.
Your CFS is actually a huge gift that is going to teach you so much about life! Work with it, allow it to lead you, because it has something very important to tell you. Your CFS actually wants you to be loved, happy, healthy and whole – its just the messenger to tell you you’ve not got there yet! Noticing that the symptoms have gone is the best feeling in the world. Looking back and seeing how much more you can do now than you did before is incredible and you’ll feel very very proud because it will be all you that did it.
And as for the horses, all I could do when I was really ill was muck mine out each day and ride about 3 times a week. He too got a virus and became permanently exhausted. Curiously enough, the remedy for the vet for him was to gallop him for 3 minutes a day 3-4 times a week – which seemed to work. I noticed too that one of the remedies they suggest for CFS now is a graded exercise programme.