I’ve been on 3 holidays since my health got to a point where I need assistance and I’ve learnt lessons from each one so here’s what I’ve figured out. 1 – Pick your mode of transport carefully, there are issues with all so figure out what’s best for you. I really didn’t like flying with… Continue reading How to plan a holiday with a chronic illness
Hiya, I haven’t done any film/TV reviews in a while as I just haven’t been up to it. I’ve seen lots of really good films lately though, the ones that stand out are: Sing, which was just so uplifting, funny and just a generally lively feel good film. La La Land was a step back… Continue reading Kong: Skull Island review (plus a few others)
Yesterday I experienced the looks and sense of judgement that so many of my “spoonie” friends tell me that they have to deal with on a daily basis and it was not fun! I’m staying in a hotel for a few days for a break and booked it through national holidays (a bus trip) but… Continue reading My first bad experience of abuse and invisible illness
Yesterday I put a link to a study looking at the clinical value of blowing up a balloon as part of a physio regime. Here’s the full study so you can have a read, https://cdn.fbsbx.com/v/t59.2708-21/11247331_10206896100830742_1499992545_n.pdf/The-value-of-blowing-up-a-balloon.pdf?oh=ab4845a2b0e63f52d2cf69af38ffcac0&oe=58AC9EB6&dl=1 but if you want the highlights…read on. I’ve known The North East Body Mechanic (NEBM AKA Steve) for a few months… Continue reading The health values of blowing up a balloon that I never guessed at.
Do you have a healthy change planned in for the new year? Do you want more energy, to get rid of cravings, kick start a healthy eating plan or exercise regime? The Clean 9 is absolutely brilliant for all of these things. I have no self control when it comes to food and I can… Continue reading Clean 9
This little bottle fits nicely in my bag, smells great and leaves my hands sanitised and moisturised. Perfect for sticky fingers and getting rid of the germs when sticky kids are all over you 😜 Enriched with soothing aloe and nourishing honey, one squirt of this handy disinfectant can kill 99.9% of germs and bacteria.… Continue reading Hand Sanitiser
These are my everyday pain reliving products! The MSM gel works as an anti-inflammatory gel which I use on my hips, back, elbows, shoulders, fingers, wrists…everywhere really! I can feel when I need to reapply and it goes a long way so even though I use loads everyday it lasts for a couple of months!… Continue reading Products to get you through the festive season!
I have ME/CFS, PBC and fibromyalgia, these are all invisible health conditions that have both visible and invisible implications to my day to day life through the symptoms of chronic pain and chronic fatigue. These symptoms both sound pretty innocuous, and saying you’re in pain and tired doesn’t really sound like much, so I’d like… Continue reading The realities of life with chronic pain and chronic fatigue.
I put this on my electric oil burner when I need to completely de-stress! The blend is lovely and soothing and great to use during a massage, meditation, Pilates or yoga, just what we all need during this crazy busy time of year! Also great as a present…I can gift wrap and deliver any items… Continue reading At Ease Essential Oil
This multi purpose detergent can be used to clean anything! I love it as a washing up liquid, it also gets the whites very white and the colours bright and clean. Perfect to use to clean any part of the house and as its double concentrated it lasts for ages. An environmentally-friendly, biodegradable, all-purpose detergent… Continue reading MPD