Even though this has been the hardest winter I have had in such a long time It is still that time of year once again where I reflect on the past year and try and focus on the up and coming year. Only this year I am without the guidance of my grandma. This has … Continue reading Goodbye 2021
“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.
Am I being cynical in thinking that looking after ourselves only really became “fashionable” once capitalism got its hands on it as people started to realise that they could make money from it all? Of course the rise could also come from social and generational changes which I do hope is the main reason. Putting … Continue reading Self care. A “fashionable trend” we all could benefit from?
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
It is coming up to the last week of February already, we all know that time is all wonky right now and has been for a year. A bloody year since we started getting worried about covid-19. Have we now come to the conclusion that this year is also a right off yet? I know … Continue reading Improvements have been made
I have absolutely no idea where January went to so let us not really worry about that because it isn’t going to get the month back. Today I am feeling a lot more human than I have in a while. I am in the middle of a flair up, not just my ME and Fibromyalgia … Continue reading Hello February
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