I’m particularly curious about how far the ripples from chronic illness affect seemingly unrelated aspects of our lives. Continue reading
This post describes my recent ‘minor ailments’ and raises ideas about highlighting sick on Sick Continue reading
This post is the first time I have been given the product as part of a product review through the Chronic Illness Bloggers network. Continue reading
imagine that the next election results in a government whose top priority is people with ME/Spoonies Continue reading
My home version of a study into blood glucose and personalised nutrition Continue reading
A poem written for National Poetry Day with an explanation of why it is what it is.
A Twitter strategy for using trending hashtags for ME and Spoonie Awareness.
Planning a novel. Continue reading
We read about someone who’s found an instant cure from (insert Spoonie condition of your affliction) after a relatively short amount of time. This post unpacks some of our initial thoughts including:
They were never ill in the first place; They were ill but it’s not true that they are now well; They can’t have had what I have; It’s true that they recovered but for a different reason; It’s great that they found a way to get well; If I try that will it work for me? I’ve been ill much longer, I’d know if that works; Why have I been ill so long? It’s not fair; The newspaper has got it wrong. Continue reading
This is a Guest Post by Sarah Caddick (who also wrote Capturing the Essence). It includes tips for carers and those with chronic illness on how to manage the caring relationship and also other tips for coping with day-to-day life with a chronic illness. Continue reading
Some recommended products for a comfier Spoonie life. Tips for resting, light sensitivity, support clothes and bras. Continue reading