The Art & Science Of Pacing For M.E.

Pacing

 

From M.E. Awareness New Zealand.

 

PACING

“to avoid doing something too quickly or doing too much at one time, so that you have enough energy left to complete an activity”

— PACING – MACMILLAN DICTIONARY

This dictionary definition is a good starting point for understanding Pacing for ME. In a nutshell, Pacing for ME means breaking up your day into (very) short periods of activity with (lots of) rest in between. It means prioritising important activities and dropping less important ones. It means finding energy-efficient ways of doing the things you have to – or want to – do. And it means stopping before you reach your energy limit and set off Post-Exertional Malaise (PEM).

 

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