But you don’t look sick? Out of all the conversations I have and the people I come across there’s always one thing I hear; but you don’t look sick? No lies, and nothing held back here – but personally regardless of what my other half says, I look like crap most days… mainly as just… Read More Sorry You Can’t See My Stripes… They’re Invisible
Relationships are a tricky one – each and every one comes with its trials and tribulations. The one you walked into with me, came with much more than most could imagine or would even be willing to consider taking on. Two years before we came to be a couple, you were there. Without fail or… Read More To My Better Half – Life with a Spoonie
Days like today are the worst; the pain is so widespread it’s just bearable. It’s more of a constant general widespread pain that is just below the level of wanting to cry – just as long as I don’t move. Times like these leave me stuck in a prison of walls and frustration. Because it’s… Read More Spoons – The balance between denial and acceptance
Most importantly there stunned that I’m open about talking about the ‘inner voices’ that I deal with because it doesn’t mean I’m crazy. It just means my brains wired differently, doesn’t make me any less of a person just makes me who I am.… Read More The Inner Voice – The struggle to understand
Who wouldn’t feel this way after losing over 50% or more of your capabilities and independence? Who wouldn’t be frustrated that the things they never used to have to think about make them need to nap or take medication just to cope?… Read More The Big Change – Living with A Chronic Illness
As some of you may know, I’m currently studying counselling, and one of the current topics that really enticed me was our good old friend – social media. I find social media is kind of like a mask, propped on the face of reality. Nothing gets posted in its natural state, it’s all planned and scripted. The same as… Read More Social Media – Love, Hate & Obsession
The simple answer is – You, Be Happy & Feel Healthy! I’ve been so surprised recently, that supermarkets are having to advertise that potatoes and vegetables are good for you. Please tell me when people stopped realising that whole foods are better for your body, opposed to those god awful diet shakes, full of dust and… Read More Lose Weight, Gain Weight – What You Should Look Like!