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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Chronic illness, Lifestyle

Fibromyalgia Awareness Day

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

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

One Lovely Blog Award

I'm so happy that I've been nominated for a 'One Lovely Blog' award by Squidgeaboo at The EDS Chronicles. Thank you Squidgeaboo!  As a nominee, I must give you 7 facts about myself, display the award logo on this post and nominate 10 blogs who I think deserve the award.  Seven Random Facts My mum and… Continue reading One Lovely Blog Award

Chronic illness, Lifestyle

Making life easier

If, like me, you spend a lot of time alone, getting through simple tasks during the day can be difficult when you have an illness. I've got a few tips to make life that little bit easier and more bearable. (Please note: I don't have children, my partner works during the day but I have… Continue reading Making life easier

Chronic illness, Lifestyle

My Personal Fibro Letter

Dear loved one, By now you probably know that I suffer with fibromyalgia and that it impacts my life in such a way that I am no longer able to work or live my life like I used to. You may think that I am just lazy because I don't do simple things, yet I… Continue reading My Personal Fibro Letter

Chronic illness, Lifestyle

Adjusting to Chronic Illness

Most people who have been diagnosed with a chronic illness will have more than likely been suffering for months, if not years, with various symptoms. Some people may not yet have a diagnosis for numerous reasons. A lot of chronic illnesses; such as fibromyalgia, lupus, multiple sclerosis and Lyme disease share a wide range of… Continue reading Adjusting to Chronic Illness