“You are worth caring for” something that when I was first told this I had the reaction of ‘no I’m not I’ve got other to look after” it was always either them or me, for some reason it felt as though looking after myself meant I was taking that time away from others, mainly my … Continue reading Caring for yourself… the start of it all.
When you explain acceptance to someone it can often sounds so simple. To “accept the things we can not change, the courage to change the things we can, and the wisdom the know the difference…” in practice it isn’t that easy. It can take time, and constantly being your own cheerleader or therapist reaffirming the … Continue reading Acceptance and disability … where I am at.
Well here we are then so hello to pre birthday reflection and wanted outcomes. I am not even sure when this pattern started but it is something I seem to of done for longer than I can remember. I guess in a way it is my brains way of celebrating my up and coming new … Continue reading The pre birthday mind mess
As I sit drifting in and out of consciousness whilst attempting to read this month’s magazines I can hear a distant tut from inside my own head. Why do I keep doing this? Why is it that I believe the ultimate solution will jump out from one of the pages? You know, one of those … Continue reading The down side to my 2020
Just after my diagnosis I noticed that I was suffering with what I thought was just stress incontinence and just put it down to my age. Over a few months it progressively got more frequent and not just when I sneezed. so I went to the dr. and told that it was indeed normal for … Continue reading living with Incontinence at 43
After a lot of thinking time, I have decided that in order for me to start a fresh and be able to document my journey (has that phrase been killed?) from that point I need to rant. Its a good way of getting gall of the crap out of your system so you can see … Continue reading Let’s have a little rant shall we
Even though we are almost at the end of January already this is my “goodbye 2019 and hello 2020” post. I have also lost most of this month and indeed most of 2019 to being ill and on meds. Knowing that this is how I am going to be for life has been taking a … Continue reading Hello 2020
We are always being told that eating a well balance diet is good for our health so what are you supposed to do when the foods we eat can make symptoms worse? The link between specific foods and fibromyalgia are still very much in debate but as all of my friends with chronic illnesses say … Continue reading Fibromyalgia and food.
I can’t remember a time when I didn’t hurt, not anymore anyway. I can’t even fully remember when the pain started but i think it is somewhere around the 13 year mark. Either way all that doesn’t really matter. I’ve been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia for three years and with thanks to high profile cases in … Continue reading Fibromyalgia