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

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Beauty, Chronic illness, Lifestyle, new blog, Social media

A New Direction

I love writing my blog and I'm really happy that people have found it helpful. I've had messages from those who are newly diagnosed, those who have felt alone in their journey and those who have benefitted from some of my suggestions in previous blog posts. However, I tend to write my posts so they… Continue reading A New Direction

Chronic illness, Lifestyle, Social media

Judgement 

Judgement is something all of us face at one time or another in our lives. We might not always know about it. We have most likely been secretly judged while in a shopping centre, or maybe at the hairdressers or even outside our own homes. Almost every judgement is based on appearances. People we have… Continue reading Judgement 

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!

new blog, Social media, Uncategorized

You’re not sick, I’ve seen your Facebook!

I wanted to write this post because I think there is a lot of confusion and judgement regarding social media and invisible illnesses. I'm a member of many groups on Facebook which were set up for people suffering from illnesses such as fibromyalgia and ehlers-danlos syndrome. These groups are a place to vent, ask questions… Continue reading You’re not sick, I’ve seen your Facebook!