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Calming Blankets Review + discount code

Calming Blankets Review + discount code

I was so lucky recently Calming Blankets got in touch with me to ask me to do a review of one of their weighted blankets. I have long wanted to be able to afford one, so I am so happy to be doing a Calming Blankets review! There has been a ton of research done into the benefits of using a weighted blanket. Personally I had long heard about how it was good for people on the autistic spectrum and…

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The migraines are back

The migraines are back

So for a while now I have not been struggling with my chronic migraines, but now the migraines are back! Its strange because I had a doctor I saw for them and I am on medication to take when I have them. But they have not been around so I have to get used to them again. I had two lots of botox into the base of my skull for them a couple of years ago and they really helped….

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Chronic Illness Rollercoaster

Chronic Illness Rollercoaster

Do you ever feel like you are on a chronic illness rollercoaster? Where you never know where you will be or how you will feel from one hour to the next? Now I am not talking about highs and lows that can come with some mental health diagnoses, I am talking about pain and fatigue. Recently I have been finding it hard to plan my days because I can wake up feeling good and plan out my rests and my…

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Push for what’s right

Push for what’s right

Last week was not the easiest, I had to go to court to fight to get my disability benefits back. It was so stressful, and caused a flare, but sometimes you have to push for what’s right. I was surprised at how friendly the people at court were, there was a judge, a doctor and a disability specialist. There was also a secretary who took us inside after explaining exactly what was going to happen. They asked us questions rather…

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Some answers, pain and dog training

Some answers, pain and dog training

This week has been difficult for me, but it has provided some answers, pain and dog training a combination I must admit I hadn’t thought would ever go together! I am thankful though and I am keeping my spirits up something that is so important when your illnesses are flaring. As you know I have been suffering with gastric problems for about a year now after a nurse gave me some antibiotics. I have had pain all this time and…

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Sleeping and the holidays

Sleeping and the holidays

So many people love this time of year, but it isn’t like that for everyone and that got me thinking about sleeping and the holidays. I have been struggling with sleep myself after finally fighting insomnia this year to get a regular routine! At first I was puzzled as to why I couldn’t fall asleep, I wasn’t in any more pain than usual so it wasn’t painsomnia. My routine hadn’t changed either and I knew that was important, I even…

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Natural Ways To Deal With Pain

Natural Ways To Deal With Pain

If there is one thing that can add disturbance to our lives, it’s the unwanted presence of pain. Whether it’s a headache, ongoing sporadic pain or even mental pain, treating it can be a challenge. Understandably, for some, the easiest of options is to reach for the nearest medicinal option possible and hope for the best. Today we are going to be looking closely as some natural remedies for none life-threatening pains and how they can help you manage them….

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A new daily routine

A new daily routine

So, as you know if you are a regular reader of my blog, we got a new dog his name is Dexter and he is a 5year old shih tzu. We have had him a couple of weeks now and he has really settled in well just becoming a part of the family and we love him. However, he is a higher energy dog than Gizmo ever was even as a puppy and I’m trying to work out a new…

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How I treat my chronic pain

How I treat my chronic pain

Well I have been meaning to do a post showing how I treat my chronic pain for a while. I hope this post will give you some new ways to cope and treat your pain and I think its important we all share our tips and tricks anything is worth a try. I definitely think we all get to that point at some stage and you never know some of them may help you. How I treat my chronic pain…

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Am I in a flare?

Am I in a flare?

So if you follow me on Instagram you will know that I have had a busy couple of weeks! I went to a weekend convention to meet some of my favourite Once Upon a Time actors, and then the following weekend we went to London to see Billy Joel in concert. I thought I had rested enough and been careful but then this week I have been asking myself…Am I in a flare? While I was at the convention I…

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