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Migraine awareness week 2020

Migraine awareness week 2020

It is migraine awareness week 2020 and I thought this would be a perfect opportunity to share a little about migraines that I have learned. This week is organised by The Migraine Trust and hopes to decrease stigma of the condition. What are migraines? Migraines are a headache with sensory disturbances that leave the brain struggling to process information from our senses. They are extremely complex and everyone experiences them differently, but a very bad headache is usually present. This…

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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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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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Dealing with a busy and stressful week

Dealing with a busy and stressful week

Hey everybody! Wow last week was a bit of a nightmare! It was such a busy and stressful week and that is why I didn’t have a blog post on Friday I was so wiped out and I still am! The week before I got letters saying I have to be reassessed for both of my disability benefits. I hate when they do this and if you are in England and unable to work I am sure you can understand…

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Repercussions from Christmas

Repercussions from Christmas

Hey everybody! Well Christmas is over, the New Years bells have been rung, and I am suffering the repercussions from Christmas! Thing is I cannot blame anyone at all but myself, and that is the annoying part, I did all the things I should not do I know better!! Over Christmas I started rewatching New Girl which is a favourite of mine and I tend to turn to these sort of comfort shows at difficult times. This Christmas was the…

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Resting leads to guilt

Resting leads to guilt

Hey everybody! Well I have been put on antibiotics this week, hence no post on Monday just gone, and I feel awful on them! I am literally sleeping most of the time and to be honest resting leads to guilt, and I have written about this before but the struggle is real! My husband is not feeling too well right now either so I want to be looking after him, instead I am staying in bed all morning, needing baths…

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Frustration and studying with chronic illness

Frustration and studying with chronic illness

Hey everybody! If you have been following my you tube channel, then you will know that I am currently studying to become a psychic. I have found as the course has progressed however that my chronic illnesses are holding me back and it is so frustrating! My chronic illnesses are Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, Spondylosis, depression and generalised anxiety disorder. They work together to make my life interesting by not only affecting how mobile I am, but…

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Body Positivity and Disability

Body Positivity and Disability

Hey everybody! The summer is here and I am wearing a lovely skirt and a pretty vest top and I should be feeling happy but I am feeling self conscious. I suffered with eating disorders, I look in the mirror and I only see my flabby arms and my tummy that is thin but not at all toned and it makes me feel so deflated. I used to be extremely thin and toned and now my illnesses have worsened and…

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Dealing with Loneliness in Summer

Dealing with Loneliness in Summer

Hey everybody! Here in England we are having a heatwave, social media is full of people spending time with friends, and almost every night I can hear the sounds of BBQs! Usually this is a time when people get together, and because of this I think my loneliness is making itself known. As you all know, I am working on myself very hard at the moment, meditating like mad and I am currently reading the bhagavad gita. I am trying…

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Feeling guilt with summer fatigue

Feeling guilt with summer fatigue

Hey everybody! Feeling guilt with summer fatigue is so hard, it seems to take all the motivation out of me! I am trying so hard to keep up with things but all I want to do is sleep and it is not good at all! Here in the UK we are having something of a summer heatwave, and though I am sure a lot of people are really enjoying the sunshine and heat that we are having for a change…

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