What it's like to travel again after 14 years of being housebound: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/d...entures-after-four-years-of-being-housebound/ This article is written by someone who was diagnosed with CFS (acute onset, coincided with a series of travel vaccinations). It is very sincere, and accurately depicts the kinds of everyday problems PwMEs face. However, I was concerned that the structure of the article implies that all there is to getting back into life with CFS is to carefully ease yourself in. The writer used what appears to be a form of travel-related exposure therapy to prepare themselves for travel: The implication is that you can do it if you slowly ease yourself into it. Obviously, this person did not manage to travel just by easing themselves into it. Because if you're really ill with ME, no amount of "easing yourself it" will make these activities do-able (the "easing in" itself will set you back). They must have been fortunate enough to improve significantly. Still I don't think an uninformed reader will come away with an accurate impression of what its like to have MECFS.