Tag: chronically ill

World Mental Health Day

Something people may not know about me is that I’ve struggled with my mental health for a long time. I’ve been living with anxiety much longer than I’ve been living with the symptoms of my physical conditions; so why do I find it so… Continue Reading “World Mental Health Day”

Relationships & Chronic Illness

My personal life is something I’ve always kept fairly private but in the world of social media sometimes this can skew the view of what it is like to be in a relationship whilst being diagnosed with a chronic illness. For the readers who… Continue Reading “Relationships & Chronic Illness”

Friday Thoughts: Invisible Disabilities Week

‘You look so well’ It’s a phrase I absolutely dread hearing. The last time I remember hearing it was at my mum’s 60th birthday. Earlier in the day friends and neighbours may have spotted me leaving the house with my walker to get on… Continue Reading “Friday Thoughts: Invisible Disabilities Week”

All That You Can’t See: Living with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

If I’d have had to write my final university project two years ago, when I was part of the class of 2017, I couldn’t tell you what I’d have written about, since going back to university I always knew that I wanted my project… Continue Reading “All That You Can’t See: Living with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome”

Friday Thoughts: Different Aids for Different Days

Recently I’ve had a lot of questions from friends, colleagues and spoonie’s alike about my mobility aids. From how I started using them and accepting them as part of my life to why I do, or don’t, need them from one day to the… Continue Reading “Friday Thoughts: Different Aids for Different Days”