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
In honour of U.K. Sexual Health Week September 16-22nd, I am writing a few posts discussing the barriers people with disabilities face to intimacy - not just sex but general relationships. There’s many things that complicate intimate relationships as disabled people so here’s some, please check my blog again later in September to see the… Continue reading Barriers To Intimacy With Disabilities
This sexual health awareness week in the Uk (16-22nd September) the nation is focusing on the Barriers to intimacy in disability; Confidence- Confidence is one of the major barriers to any kind of intimacy for anybody. If you don’t like yourself, how can you expect others to? A lot of the time the world tells us… Continue reading Barriers To Intimacy With Disabilies
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.
Let’s be honest, showering when you have chronic fatigue is rough. It becomes a dreaded chore. I know for me, I don’t shower as much as I’d like to because I sleep through the times I’ve planned too, someones not always around to help, and just generally too exhausted. But friends, I have a life… Continue reading Nilaqua Body Wash review