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 […]Read More New Year’s Resolutions that are Achievable When You’re Chronically Ill
Ah the menstrual cycle, otherwise known as your period, Aunt Flo, “having the painters in” or whatever it is that you are comfortable with. The one thing that makes being a women much less enjoyable. Something that is full of unnecessary stigma, pain and awkwardness. But, having taken the time to learn more about it […]Read More Understanding the Menstrual Cycle
It’s almost the weekend readers! So here is an easy and (hopefully) interesting read for you about some strange and hilarious facts about chronic illness! A lot of chronic illnesses come with the symptom of fatigue, which is much more than “being tired”. But if fatigue is not managed as much as possible, it can […]Read More 10 Insane (But True!) Things About Chronic Illness
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 […]Read More I’ve Been Nominated!
Did you know that in the UK, it take an average of 7 years plus for a woman to be diagnosed with Endometriosis? Do you know why there is such a long delay? The answer lies with some pretty simple reasons – lack of understanding, poor perception of womens periods and health, and the fact […]Read More My Journey Was Lucky
You can read my original article “The Problem with A&E” here. A&E: the initials stand for “accident and emergency”. It is the place people go when they are injured, ill and need treatment quickly. Yesterday I was admitted to my local A&E department because my pain had rocketed to levels that I had never felt […]Read More The Problem with A&E 2.0
Whilst Christmas is meant to be the most exciting, loving and wonderful time of the year, for some people it’s hard to feel those things. Some people will spend Christmas in hospital, in bed or simply suffering from their illnesses – they may find simple Christmas tasks hard to do or struggle to participate alongside […]Read More How to Survive the Festivities When You’re Sick