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University with a chronic illness

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

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6 weeks of 2nd year

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

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The Difference between being Well and Chronically sick.

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.

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The reality of being mentally ill and having an Undiagnosed Chronic Illness

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

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To people who have never experienced the hardship of mental/chronic illnesses…

Please be kind, we are incredibly fragile people. We break easily. Both literally and metaphorically speaking. We need treating with care. Please remember this before you say anything judgemental. Please don't say any of the below list: Why don't you just try? -¬†We are trying. So much more than you can see. Unfortunately, us spoonies… Continue reading To people who have never experienced the hardship of mental/chronic illnesses…

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8 reasons why I’m thankful for my illness

This probably seems somewhat strange to some people. Why would anyone be thankful for their body hating them. Limiting their ability to enjoy life, live life and keep up with their peers in all aspects of life. But I am, however awful it may be sometimes and however much I hate my body at times… Continue reading 8 reasons why I’m thankful for my illness