I read somewhere that by the middle of January most people will have given up on their New Year's resolutions and gone back to pretty much all of their bad habits. This is due to people setting completely unrealistic goals, others not joining in as promised or simply not being bothered. But, when you're chronically… Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions that are Achievable When You’re Chronically Ill
I'm totally honoured and flattered to announce that I have been nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award! It's a wonderful way to have my blog recognised and to know that my words and writing are reaching people. What Is The Sunshine Blogger Award? Think of it like a peer-recognition system where fellow bloggers and writers… Continue reading I’ve Been Nominated!
This blog is written based on my personal views and opinions and is not ad advertisement or paid review in anyway. Nope, I am not talking about incontinence pads or underwear like Tena, I am talking about real fabric underwear that is pee, period and sweat proof. Yep. Modi Bodi is a n Australian-based company… Continue reading THIS WEEKS FEATURE: Leak Proof Underwear
Whilst having a set period of time off of work might be Heaven for some, for those of us who are sick, it's a bit of a nightmare. I've found that the chronic illness community - myself totally included - are great at putting everything first but ourselves first, and when the mention of "being… Continue reading Tips for Coping When You’re Signed Off Sick
I'd strap yourself in, this might be a tough one... As most of you are aware from following my @endobunny Instagram account, I recently spent 5 days in hospital and underwent emergency surgery. You may also know that throughout my stay, the only thing that was consistent was the shocking care I received. Now, I've… Continue reading I Feel Like the NHS Failed Me
Good evening readers and followers! Just a teeny tiny post to let you know I am recovering from emergency surgery so will be back to my writing as soon as possible. You can follow my recent hospital stay and surgery on my Instagram - @endobunny
Happy Halloween, readers! If you've been following my @endobunny Instagram, then you will know that I've been participating in a Halloween photo challenge, ran by my friend Sally (@letsovershare). For day 18, the subject was "Dr Jekyll", and it was perfect. "Dr Jekyll" comes from a novel written in 1886, is about a lawyer who… Continue reading HALLOWEEN SPECIAL: Jekyll and Hyde
"Yes, my chronic illness interfere with everything - everything," is something you probably find yourself saying a lot, because let's face it - unless they are living with chronic illness then no one truly understands. And when it comes to having a social life (or trying to, in my case!) then you may find it gives out mixed… Continue reading Your Social Life VS. Your Chronic Illness
Whilst pain-free days are a complete rarity for me at the moment, and better days are few and far between, when I do have a day where my symptoms are quieter I often find I am more concerned by it than happy. And it seems like I'm not the only one. I've seen a flurry… Continue reading Why Are Pain-Free or Better Days More Worrisome Than Celebratory?
This is a special post written by my friend Vicki. I’ve suffered from a condition called Endometriosis since my teenage years. It’s a disease that affects 1 in 10 women and, in very simple terms, means that tissue usually contained inside the uterus grows outside and can cause bleeding, inflammation, infection and pain. I have… Continue reading GUEST WRITER: Parenting with Endometriosis