Happy Friday! It’s been a bit of an emotionally draining week with fatigue also weighing quite heavily, so I thought I’d do a little post to lighten the load for those feeling the same. Humour…

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Sometimes we can feel powerless to change things as individuals, but together we can make a difference. That’s why I’m a firm believer in the power of raising awareness, in campaigning in whatever ways possible,…

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  I wanted to do a post in honour of September being Pain Awareness Month, to show that pain is complex and that you’re not alone if you struggle with chronic pain. Pain can affect…

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  I posted previously back in 2016 about focusing on what you can do, not what you can’t do, and I thought I’d refresh it. With chronic/invisible illness, it can be quite easy to focus…

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When life gives you lemons… add them to water! This popular, brightly coloured fruit packs a punch when it comes to nutritonal value. While the sour intensity prevents many from using it as a solo…

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  I don’t tend to use the ‘spoon’ terminology in my blog, but today I thought I would. Just for a lighter touch, I made up an infographic on 5 things those dealing with invisible/chronic…

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We put a lot of faith in GPs, specialists and reception staff when we’re given test results. After a blood test, we may be told something is normal, borderline or abnormal. We may be told…

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Birthday – Thanks Bunches For The Wishes! Firstly, thank you so much for the birthday wishes and for sharing your thoughts on birthdays. I’m heartened by each and every like and comment. I’m a little…

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Lost Time I’m sure I’m not alone in feeling that both mental & physical health problems are expensive & can cost us greatly. Financially, emotionally, physically, practically. In our lives we may feel we’ve lost opportunities, jobs,…

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Thank you for the kind wishes about the surgery; thankfully it all seemed to go okay and all is well with  Mr/Mrs/Ms Stoma. The last few weeks have been pretty rough, however. While I’ve had…

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