You often hear people say 'Life doesn't give you what you can't handle'. Other people say you are sent things to try and toughen you, ready for future trials - that's a scary thought. As Kelly Clarkson so eloquently put it 'What doesn't kill you makes you stronger', is probably the one I resonate with… Continue reading The Positives Chronic Illness Has Taught Me
Category: chronic illness
Book Review: Dear Chronic Illness
Dear Chronic Illness, Comprised by Pippa Stacey Dear Chronic Illness is a collection of letters carefully comprised by Pippa Stacey. The letters are written by individuals to their chronic illnesses and detail what they would say to them if they could. Now having just said that, you may think this is a variety of letters… Continue reading Book Review: Dear Chronic Illness
When it rains, it pours
when it rains, it poursthis is a perfect phrase to fit explaining a flare. as a severe sufferer of multiple chronic illness' I'm faced with the dilemmas of everyday life and how they may effect me in the long run. on one hand I have to pace myself and only use my designated spoons for… Continue reading When it rains, it pours
That dreaded question
"You look well! feeling better?"When I hear those words I don't quite know how to react. You see on the outside I look completely fine and healthy (baring the wheelchair of course). Yet how I feel is anything but fine or healthy. I have a chronic illness. I suffer from an insane amount of pain… Continue reading That dreaded question
M.E. Awareness Week
With ME Awareness week approaching I’ve began thinking of the many posts that align with this event, and hopefully raising some much needed awareness. It was then that I clicked onto my Twitter feed and saw that a fellow spoonie, Anna, was running her Blue Sunday fundraising again this year. The idea of Anna’s Blue… Continue reading M.E. Awareness Week
Where have I been?
I haven’t been on my Instagram account for around six or seven weeks -well thats a lie. I have been on it. I’ve been on there in brief, rare moments here and there. Checking up on friends, family members and some fellow spoonie pals. But i haven’t actually been on there and uploaded anything. Why? Well,… Continue reading Where have I been?
your health’s, your wealth
Your nothing without your healthI completely agree with the saying above. My mom always said it to me when I first became ill. I think it was her way of reminding me that I'm not invincible, that I really do have to listen to my body and that there are repercussions for my actions. Without your… Continue reading your health’s, your wealth