Chronic illness, Lifestyle, mental health, therapy

A Little Update

I've been pretty down lately. My legs have been giving me so much grief that I've contemplated chopping them off a few too many times. I don't know if they are easing a bit or if I'm just getting used to this higher level of pain but I'm feeling quite good in myself. I was… Continue reading A Little Update

Chronic illness, Lifestyle, mental health, new blog

Weight, what?!

Since becoming ill, I've not been able to exercise as much as I'd like to. Exercise was a huge part of my life before and I loved the gym burn and the feel good factor after a hard work out and a lot of sweat! I really enjoyed exercise and thought it could fix most… Continue reading Weight, what?!

Chronic illness, Lifestyle, mental health

It’s just fatigue!

Why do we need sleep?  It's recommended that adults have between 7-9 hours of sleep per night. Our bodies use some of this time to repair tissues, restore energy, store activities and things we've learned throughout the day in our long-term memory, increase blood flow to our muscles to help restore and build strength, renew… Continue reading It’s just fatigue!

Chronic illness, mental health

A Personal Post

It's been a while since my last post because so much has been going on and I've been struggling to cope with many things. 2017, for me, hasn't started off great. My wonderful grandma was taken into hospital on 4th January and I was told that night that she wouldn't pull through and we had… Continue reading A Personal Post

mental health, Uncategorized

What do you listen to?

I don't mean music when I ask 'what do you listen to?' I'm wondering whether you should listen to your mind or your body? From personal experience the mind and body are definitely not working in harmony and it's exhausting and frustrating! It's often very difficult to know which one to listen to when both… Continue reading What do you listen to?

mental health, new blog, therapy, Uncategorized

My Therapy Box

The therapy box was an idea given to me by one of my counsellors to help calm me when my anxiety, anger or stress levels are high. It's been really helpful to me so I wanted to share the idea.  Basically, a therapy box is something you can get out when you feel your emotions… Continue reading My Therapy Box