Yesterday I entered my new home for the next 3 months during self isolation, a large open farmhouse style apartment with dark wooden beams lining the ceiling and open sky lights bringing the outside inside. It is my cozy sanctuary. The corner sofa has a mountain of pillows to drown in and a soft but… Continue reading Relying On Myself
In honour of world mental health day I want to talk about the greyzone of depression When people ask me what depression feels like I never know what to say. It varies. Sometimes it feels like I’m drowning and I can’t escape, others there’s just a unshakeable sense that everything is pointless. For me it… Continue reading The Depression Greyzone
Today I’m sharing my first ever guest post! Written by a blogger with EDS. Naomi is the author of http://www.diaryofazebra.com where she writes about chronic illness and features guest bloggers. If you’d be interested in having a guest blog on my site email me email@example.com The emotional toll of being chronically ill is huge.… Continue reading The Emotional Toll Of Being Chronically Ill
Change hope and uncertainty are scary things that come up a lot during life as a chronically ill person. So let’s talk about it.
For the last 4 years I’ve been dealing with something called adrenal insufficiency caused by my steroids. It all started with increasing my immunosuppressants. My body needed more immunosuppressants but it made me severely anemic so I had to start steroids to move on to another drug. Bare in mind before this I was mostly… Continue reading My Adrenal Insufficency
Spoonie Essentials There’s so many smal things in my daily life that help me so much. It’s taken a lot to find these tools and I’m so glad I have them now! So here’s the things which help me! Electric Heating Blanket I have had an electric blanket for a few years now and it’s… Continue reading My Spoonie Essentials
COMPACTCATH review I was recently sent some free catheters to try & review. The brand is called compact cath and they make well, compact catheters. These catheters are different to other designs I’ve seen since they come in this kind of disc shaped spiral which makes it super small and flat in your bag or… Continue reading Review: COMPACTCATH
Lessons I’ve learnt through my ED recovery thanks to the body acceptance movements: * BEING FAT IS OKAY. * Not all overweight people are unhealthy. Your BMI does not dictate how good or bad your vitals are. (Read about Health At Every Size) * Fat is just a descriptor. The word fat is only bad… Continue reading Lessons In Recovery
TOGETHER WE ARE STRONGER.
March is Neuromyelitis optica awareness month. This is the disease I have and I would love to share some brief info to educate you.