Rediscover Hope by listening to how others recovered from ME/CFS/Fibromyalgia:

During my illness, one of the most deflating things was not hearing other people recover from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or recover from Fibromyalgia. Hence one of the things I really wanted to do was collect and share Fibromyalgia Recovery Stories and CFS Recovery stories to give hope to people still suffering with this illness.

If you know someone who has recovered, please ask them to contact me to share their story or if you yourself have recovered from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Fibromyalgia, please contact me directly here.

Best wishes,



Please note that the people sharing their stories here have gone through their own journey of recovery from Fibromyalgia and recovery from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis independently from the author of this website and related content. They are simply sharing their experience here and are not responsible for, nor are they endorsing the content on this website or other related products. Unless explicitly stated! Similarly, we do not take responsibility for the content on their respective sites or products and make no implied endorsement unless explicitly stated.

Long-term ME CFS sufferer transforms before your eyes
Brenten's story is a wonderful example of how it is possible to recover from long-term ME/CFS. We were lucky enough to capture parts of his journey on film and when Brenten watches the footage from a few years earlier we both get emotional.
Rebecca shares how her cure for chronic fatigue syndrome has lasted 20 years
Rebecca shares her amazing journey of how she recovered from ME/CFS and MCS at a time when virtually nobody had heard of it. Having been recovered for over 2 decades now, she is the perfect example of what is possible.
9 years With M.E. Finally Transformed Against All Odds
After 8 years of suffering, James' life had hit hit rock-bottom. “I couldn’t see a future for myself”. It was an understandable outlook for a young man whose life was in shambles and who had never experienced what it was like to be an adult and have normal health. But against all odds, he then changed his approach, his outlook, his whole life and 9 months later he was recovered.
A long-term M.E. recoverer shares his journey & thoughts looking back
Tim shares his journey and struggles with M.E. and explains what he has learned from mentoring others to recover. He also shares the positive learnings from his experience that he has taken into his new life post Myalgic Encephalomyelitis.
Bedbound with MECFS & Fibromyalgia Overnight
Many people become bedbound with MECFS or Fibromyalgia, if we have the illness long enough. But imagine the shock of becoming bedbound OVERNIGHT! Sayaha's recovery includes all the classic strategies we so often speak about, although as is so often the case, Sayaha mostly worked these out herself. She is passionate about sharing her insights so listen for important recovery distinctions.
Rachel’s Fibromyalgia Recovery finally robust the second time
Rachel’s Fibromyalgia started at age 18 and it was only a visit down to Australia that allowed her to recover without any defined strategy or plan. But it was short lived and she got ill again. But after 15 years of illness, she finally found a way to create a robust recovery that she has enjoyed for over 6 years now, allowing her to exercise virtually every day and work full-time again!
Beth French’s Journey from ME-CFS to Ultra Marathon Swimmer
Beth French’s’ Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) started at age 10 but was only diagnosed at 17 when she became bed-ridden. 4 years later she had recovered against all odds and took her recovery to the next level with her amazing athletic achievements.
Is lyme disease curable? – Katina Makris Lyme & Fibromyalgia Recovery
When you hear so much negativity, then after being diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and finally learning you also have chronic lyme[...]
Emotional Healing To Slide Into Full Fibromyalgia Recovery
Beth shares her story of healing through a variety of strategies and her final fibromyalgia breakthrough from emotional healing on an energetic level.
The Lightning Process – Simon’s Last Ditch Effort for Recovery from M.E.
Simon spent over 8 years trying to get well after being diagnosed with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (also known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome). After being sick for so long, he couldn’t even envisage feeling well again but then decided to try something he felt quite sceptical about.
Help a Child with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
For Recovery Story Disclaimer, please see the main page here! Few things are more emotionally exhausting than not knowing how[...]
Recovery From ME/CFS using Mind/Body Approach Gupta Programme
Recovery From ME/CFS using Mind/Body approach only: Jenny was sick with ME/CFS for 4 years when she invested in a[...]
Depression and MECFS – Jane’s Recovery Interview
 For Recovery Story Disclaimer, please see the main page here! If you have ever been faced with the label of[...]
Looking for Help for Fibromyalgia – Sue Ingebretson’s Fibromyalgia Recovery
For Recovery Story Disclaimer, please see the main page here! How rude of me! Sue tells me about the moment[...]
“There is no Cure for Fibromyaliga” – An Inspiring Interview about Recovery from MCS, CFS & FMS
For Recovery Story Disclaimer, please see the main page here! Most of us would be devistated to hear that "You[...]
Another CFS Recovery Story – Kate Moody – The Power of Women’s Intuition!
Another CFS Recovery Story: Kate Moody’s Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Recovery Story - The Power of Women's Intuition For Recovery Story[...]
Katie shares how she stopped MECFS relapses to make full recovery from MECFS
For Recovery Story Disclaimer, please see the main page! It's easy to believe that Recovery from ME/CFS is not possible. [...]
Lynn shares her thoughts on how to recover from fibromyalgia based on her fibromyalgia recovery
For Recovery Story Disclaimer, please see the main page! Having recovered from CFS/ME & Fibromyalgia some years ago, it might[...]
Liz Dyde’s Mind-Body Connection in Fibromyaliga
For Recovery Story Disclaimer, please see the main page here! This interview started about Liz's own story or recovery but[...]
Abigail tells how she managed to recover from long-term Fibromyalgia MECFS after 20+ years
For Recovery Story Disclaimer, please see the main page! Even after a few years, we wonder how we can recover[...]
Berit Frivold’s Fibromyalgia & MECFS Recovery Story
For Recovery Story Disclaimer, please see the main page! How Berit’s Chronic Fatigue Syndrome first started Berit, a nurse, wife[...]
Pat Gurnick Learned How To Get Well From CFS
For Recovery Story Disclaimer, please see the main page here! How Pat first got ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia Pat says she[...]
My Story – Dan Neuffer’s CFS Recovery Story
I thought that the best way to start my ME/CFS/Fibro/POTS Recovery Story, was at the beginning. A couple of years[...]

If you liked these recovery interviews, here is a great book with more recovery stories:

Recovery from CFS: 50 Personal Stories

by Alexandra Barton


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