CBT, Psychology and Me ..

My experience with talking therapies may not be what you expect but my word, It’s worth it!

Flare Fear ..

You may of felt it, creeping in the night. You may of tasted it, eating something you shouldn’t of. You may of smelt it, or smelt nothing at all. You may of seen it, Surely my foot wasn’t this big this morning? You may of heard it, Your bones cracking around. It, Not like ItRead more

The Guilt Cycle Of Chronic Pain ..

I’m quite tough, I rarely let things get to me and I’m very rarely upset. However, This is the one subject I can literally just think about and burst into tears. Guilt. At sometime we’ve all felt it, Whether we’ve cheekily not scanned an item at the self serve check out, Took something back afterRead more

Do You Prepare Notes For Appointments? Here’s Why You Should! ..

Something I have struggled with for so long was honesty, Especially during hospital and doctors appointments. They kind of just expect you to open up immediately and expose every single gruesome detail of your illnesses, When you barely know them, If you even know them at all. I’ve been looked at and spoken to appallinglyRead more

How Are Disabled Mum’s Supposed To Dress? ..

It’s no secret that when you become a mother your style changes, More out of convienience than anything. But my style had already changed; When I became ill. (Read about my full diagnosis story here, if you’re interested) Over the years as I adjusted to the loss of my identity that my illness brought, IRead more

The Reality Of Social Anxiety And Why Baby Shoes Caused Me To Have An Anxiety Attack ..

A few weeks ago, I attended a family wedding. For anyone without social anxiety, It would of been something looked forward to and enjoyed. But for me It was something I’d dreaded for so long. I agonized over excuses I could use to get out of going, I toyed with not ordering an outfit soRead more

What IS a Spoonie blogger though? ..

The more I blog the more I realise I don’t fit into the usual boxes of a blogger. Sometimes when I’m chatting online to other bloggers about what type of blog we have, There’s is usually easily summed up in one word, Fashion, Beauty, Lifestyle, Fitness.. Mines slightly different. I mean do I say health?Read more

3 Things I DON’T Regret ..

Now I’m not a huge believer in regrets, I move on. It’s always been something I’ve been good at. Old boyfriends, Bad friends and shitty choices, I quickly learnt to move on when I realise they don’t feel right. The tiny regrets I do think about are usually food or clothes related. Thinking back it’sRead more

Living With Chronic Illness ..

I’m not going to lie, Adjusting to living with a chronic illness or two was certainly not plain sailing. I’ve struggled, Sobbed my heart out and said I can’t do this more time than I can remember. After being diagnosed and properly medicated, Which you can read about here. I kinda thought everything *might* beRead more

25 Random Facts About Me…

If you’re reading this you obviously know I have a chronic illness, and that I’m a mother. But here’s some completely random things about me that you won’t know! (If you wanna know how I became chronically ill, read it here). So I’m quite an average person really, which probably isn’t the best way toRead more