Having a chronic illness (or many) is hard, there's no doubt about that. You basically become a full-time patient and very quickly realise you need to become better at advocating for yourself if you want professionals to treat you in the way that you deserve to be treated. Add the workload of a full-time degree… Continue reading University with a chronic illness
Hello again readers of my blog. Today I am coming to you after 6 weeks of second year. Well six weeks of lectures. 7 if you count freshers week and 8 if you consider the fact that reading week is almost over. The last 6 weeks have been hard. I started out trying to do… Continue reading 6 weeks of 2nd year
One of the biggest problems us Chronically ill face is the lack of understanding from those who don't suffer the same afflictions. Which, I get it. You can't understand something like this. Something that you've never been experienced before and sounds so alien from your healthy person life. I feel one of the best ways… Continue reading The Difference between being Well and Chronically sick.
Mental illnesses often go hand in hand with Chronic illnesses. It's part of the territory. It makes a lot of sense really. Through all the fear, the confusion, the loss of life quality, friends, supporters. Having all of your peers move on with life, seeing them progress and there you are. Still sick. It makes… Continue reading The reality of being mentally ill and having an Undiagnosed Chronic Illness
So vegans who think everyone can be vegan please leave now. And yes for the record I am still vegan. But I have been questioning that a lot over the last 24 hours. Not that I shouldn't still be vegan and not that ethically my views have changed. But that if it came to me… Continue reading Facing reality
Hello guys. So lately that nasty little thing called comparison with others has started to creep in again, something major. And it's creeped in, in many ways. One of those ways is in making me feel like I haven't done enough with my life in the past. Haven't been doing enough with my life over… Continue reading Dealing with guilt, feeling over privilaged.
Sleep issues are something I've suffered with for years. More predominantly since I was around college age and stress got to me which added an extra layer to my sleep issues. When before it was just chronic pain and nausea affecting me. I know sleep issues are something many adults suffer with, many adults moan… Continue reading Insomnia, sleep, sleep as a spoonie