Health and Disability · Invisible illnesses · Positivity · Reviews

Is my illness an Awkward Bitch?

I was looking at book recommendations by other chronic bloggers, spotted this one and the title spoke to me immediately so off I went to the library with my huge list of books that I wanted to read, books about chronic illness, positivity and just funny books to make me smile. I had to whisper… Continue reading Is my illness an Awkward Bitch?

Health and Disability · Invisible illnesses · Positivity

Why all diseases are equal!

Do you think Cancer gets more understanding, support and compassion than other chronic or terminal illnesses due to people’s knowledge and the media portrayal of cancer sufferers? I think that because most people have been touched by cancer in some way that it makes it easier to “get”. That’s one of the reasons that I… Continue reading Why all diseases are equal!

Health and Disability · Invisible illnesses · Personal · Positivity

Can you have fun when you have a chronic illness?

I’m currently lying on the sofa with no spoons left (it’s not even 4pm yet) but reading this article made me want to use what little energy I have writing this! https://themighty.com/2016/08/why-i-wont-apologize-for-having-fun-while-sick/ I’ve had a busy day today. Networking meeting this morning then I had a coffee with a friend before heading home as my… Continue reading Can you have fun when you have a chronic illness?

Health and Disability · Invisible illnesses

Has Primark got disabled shopping right?

Primark in the metrocentre has been refurbished and I went in the other day as I was looking for some  superhero T-shirts and they usually have some good ones. I need to use my scooter in the metrocentre now and scooting into the store the other day I went to the lift and headed to… Continue reading Has Primark got disabled shopping right?

Health and Disability · Invisible illnesses · Positivity

Benefits of pets to living with a chronic illness

I’ve been spending some time recently thinking about how to stay positive when living with a chronic illness and one of the first things that sprung to my mind was having a pet. According to webmd having a pet can help reduce your blood pressure, improve symptoms of depression and help improve your immune system. http://www.webmd.com/hypertension-high-blood-pressure/features/health-benefits-of-pets?page=1 I… Continue reading Benefits of pets to living with a chronic illness