Ok, so I needed to sit down and write this because I have had a shocking start to my day, which came to a head whilst picking up my prescription for my pain meds. A woman decided that she would get out of her car and shout at me for parking somewhere I shouldn't. What was… Continue reading All about… being in someone else’s shoes.
Exciting times as I start thinking about what I want my future to hold. I just need to find a way to better organise my thoughts, as brain fog is such a destructive force. I start to make a plan only for the haze to settle. I then allow myself to become distracted and three… Continue reading All about… setting the mood
When I started this blog, I was adamant that I would have a new post every week. I was so determined. And yet, after only four entries, I needed a hiatus. The truth is I constantly underestimate how much I am trying to do with such a limited amount of energy. I love the blog… Continue reading All about… time to breathe
If it walks like a zebra and talks like a zebra... When I was diagnosed with Hypermobility Syndrome, I found myself part of a global community. We call ourselves Zebras. It's a term you come across constantly and it is one that provokes an image of unity. But why the zebra, you ask? "If you… Continue reading All about… being an imposter.
It's spoons, Jim, but not as we know it. For those of you who do not have a chronic illness, especially one that involves fatigue, you may not have a clue why spoons are so important. But our spoons are more metaphorical and it all stems from The Spoon Theory created by Christine Miserandino. Christine suffers… Continue reading All about… spoons.
In January 2008, I got engaged (stay with me; it's relevant). Fast forward to the following year and I was the healthiest I had ever been and even completed the Moonwalk in London. It was brutal but I had just done my first marathon. I filled the rest of the summer with planning my wedding… Continue reading All about… me!