From the ME/CFS Clinician Coalition USA.
“Striking the right balance between activity and rest is one of the most difficult aspects of coming to terms with M.E. On one hand is the need to take an appropriate amount of rest and relaxation, especially during the very early stages, as well as during periods of relapse or an exacerbation of symptoms. On the other is a natural desire to want to increase physical and mental activity when you’re starting to feel that some improvement is, at last, being made. Achieving the right balance also has to take into account the fact that exceeding your limitations by sometimes only a very small amount can easily cause an exacerbation of symptoms…”
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