Okay, so it seems like there’s a day, week or month for everything lately, but that’s what raising awareness is all about, having these times to make a push for change.  Last year, there was…

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Today I wanted to share an interesting guest post from Karl Adams on the relationship between coffee and diabetes. It’s an eye-opening and intriguing read, for both coffee drinkers & diabetics. ★  ★  ★ What…

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I came across Pink Parcel a few months ago and decided to give the first box a try out of curiosity. Today I wanted to share the goodies I received. I’ve not been paid to…

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  Today is October 6th and also World Ostomy Day. In raising awareness of stomas and working to reduce some of the stigma, days like this can be vitally important. Last year focused more on…

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Happy October! Yes, October… someone ate September, because I blinked and missed it. How are you all doing? It’s the flu season again, which has come across far too quickly since I posted about it last…

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The importance of blood donation cannot be overestimated. Where there are people in this world, there’s a need for donation. A new tool has been developed as part of Medical Travel Compared’s campaign to highlight…

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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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