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
May 12th marks fibromyalgia awareness day so I'm going to write about what it means to me. To most people, fibromyalgia is just a strange word that probably means nothing. To myself and many other people it means "life-altering hell." Being given a name for what is happening to your body gives you peace of mind.… Continue reading Fibromyalgia Awareness Day
So, I've decided to give yoga a bash. I'm currently the heaviest I've ever been and I put it down to shovelling food in my face without stopping for air. There's no denying that I've been eating more than usual. I quit smoking 8 weeks ago which I'm really proud of, however, I'm filling the… Continue reading Yoga Day 1
*Adults only* Since my new direction for this blog is honesty, let's be honest. When you think of having sex, all you can think of is the pleasure and excitement.....unless you have a chronic illness. It kind of removes a chunk of the romance when you have to pause for an inhaler or to put… Continue reading Let’s talk about sex, baby!
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?!
My life before illness was fast-paced and hectic. I had so many different jobs since leaving school because I could never decide what I wanted my career to be. I've been a hairdresser (more a hair washer because I left before the cutting part of training started), a bank transfer processor, a manager, a lingerie… Continue reading Pre-illness Me