Read my story about being a young person with a chronic illness. Living with Neuromyelitis Optica - a rare autoimmune disease.
Why Mandatory RSE Must Include Disabled Students ThisSeptember relationship and sex education became mandatory for all pupils in primary and high school within the UK. When this news was released, and discussions of exclusivity and LGBTQIA+ communities were said to be included many people had something to say about this. The purpose of including tese… Continue reading Why Mandatory RSE Must Include Disabled Pupils
This is not the story of the very hungry caterpillar. You do not eat and just become beautiful.
Why are you awake? I whispered Monsters she said wideyed Monsters aren't real They are real They hurt me and give me bad memories That was when it clicked The monsters from her past were haunting her How do you explain to a child monsters aren't real? When they live in the darkness of their… Continue reading Monsters Are Real | A Poem|
I am so honoured to share this wonderful guest post with you all on how important hope is in pain management. I have discovered this for myself so this is a very important topic to me. Ann-Marie D’Arcy-Sharpe writes for Pathways Pain Relief, a chronic pain relief app and blog. The app is created by… Continue reading The Importance Of Giving Hope To Chronic Pain Patients | Guest Post |
My body is like the weather, you can predict it most of the time. You can plan. Take precautions. Change your plans. But some days there is a sudden downfall of rain causing a heaviness in my soul. Cold that makes me so sore I'm numb. A wind that makes my skin sting. Hail that… Continue reading Chronic Pain Is Unpredictable
Depression does not discriminate.
Tips on helping someone who is dissociating
I’m so grateful for my ability to effortlessly share my opinions without prosecution. During my college interviews this week, I have been able to be honest about my mental health and my disability, because I know it does not serve me to bottle it up. By speaking up people know how to help me can… Continue reading The Power Of Having A Voice
I’ve spent th last few weeks researching for my future. I’m hoping to start education in autumn once lockdown is over. I never got to finish my gcses and left high school with a btec health and social and nothing else. At the time that was a massive achievement in itself and I couldn’t of… Continue reading Looking Toward The Future
I’m begging myself to save me