CBT, Psychology and Me ..

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

How To Run A House Like A BOSS! (Spoonie Edition!) ..

Running a house is not easy by no means, Especially when you throw in a few chronic illnesses. Here’s a few tips on how to BOSS 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

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

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

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

What It’s Like To Be In A Relationship With Your Carer ..

  Let’s get started by saying my partner did not meet me whilst I was ill, he did not meet me while I was bedridden, he did not meet me whilst I cried in agony, he lived through all of this with me. Every little step of my journey he’s been there by my side,Read more

My Ultimate Flare Up Survival Kit ..

Everyone has those days, you have a chronic illness flare up and you’re struggling, I mean really struggling, on the verge of tears trying not to wee yourself whilst dragging yourself to the bathroom. I have them roughly every fortnight recently as my conditions have gone on since being diagnosed they’ve been more frequent, fromRead more

My Chronic Illness Diagnosis Story ..

All diagnosis stories are different, yet all seem to strike the same chord. This is the start of my journey as a chronic illness fighter. When you’re ill, you get asked questions by everyone and most of the time I don’t mind talking but the times I don’t are usually awkward. You know the ones,Read more