I'm chronically ill and I know at the moment there is no cure so basically I'm never 100% well. I have no idea what it's like to be a healthy 23 year old and honestly I'm find with that. I've accepted my condition and found ways to cope. Yet there is still a small and… Continue reading Self-care when you’re ill…
I'm writing this at 5 am. I haven't felt able to relax and feel the tranquillity that sleep brings. There's a pain in my head and neck. I'm not really sure exactly what's happening medically speaking. I just know that it's got everything to do with EDS. I have tears in my eyes, I'm alone and… Continue reading What you don’t see
I'm doing something quite scary today and sharing a poem for the first time ever on this blog. I have always loved creative writing but have felt discouraged in the past because of dyslexia and feeling put down. So this has actually just been sitting in my drafts for a while. The poem is about… Continue reading Poem: Mental Health and Fatigue
This is second part of my posts for EDS awareness month, it's going to be a story all about how I got my diagnosis. If you haven't seen the first part you can check it out here. I was diagnosed with EDS at around 17, however, I'd been experiencing unexplainable pain in my knees and hands… Continue reading My Diagnosis Story
May is EDS awareness month and if you've followed my blog for a while you may already know a bit about it, as I've talked about it in a few other posts. If you're new you may have never heard of EDS most people haven't. Which is why I feel it's really important I help… Continue reading Ever heard of EDS?
Dear someone I'll never be, I often imagine what it is like to be you, a person that lives completely pain free, a person that wakes up completely refreshed and energised. Someone that doesn't start each day by scanning their body to see which parts are hurting and which aren't. Someone who who can get… Continue reading A Letter to Someone I’ll Never Be
Hello Everyone, Today's post is going to be a interview style post featuring someone I reached out to on Twitter called Jane. She's a hairdresser-turned-inventor of The Keela Cup. A menstrual cup designed to be inclusive and easy to use. (I just want to point out that I asked to write this post and I'm not affiliated… Continue reading Introducing the Keela Cup
I was apprehensive about making this post. I said to myself "I'll do it if I ever get to 50 Followers". When the reality is, I could have done it even if I had 0. I realised awareness happens when anyone shares a story and takes action. So, here I am sharing mine... *DISCLAIMER POINTS*… Continue reading Living With a Chronic Illness