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A chronic illness photography study

A chronic illness photography study

Last week I was contacted by Ashley Oman on Instagram, they asked if I could help promote a chronic illness photography study. They are a university student working with two nursing students. Aiming to look into the lived experience of duel disasters and and a chronic health condition. This very much interested me, because as we are all living through Covid-19 pandemic, other disasters such as fire or hurricanes for example still happen. Discovering how these stressful situations affect us…

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Managing Pandemic Stress with Yoga and Meditation

Managing Pandemic Stress with Yoga and Meditation

This is a guest post written by April Meyers from Mind, Body, Health Solution Adjusting to life in a pandemic hasn’t been easy. And although we’ve been living in this new normal for quite some time, there is still a sense of uncertainty. Humans are creatures of routine and we like to know what to expect in the days, weeks, and months ahead. During tumultuous times like these, it’s easy to feel stressed. When you can’t control the stressors in…

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Stress and construction

Stress and construction

Right now the top half of my home is full of construction workers fixing our roof and replacing the guttering. It is a job that needed doing, but the constant noise and having people around us is really stressful. Stress is something that I am supposed to keep to a minimum but stress and construction go hand in hand. What started out being just replacing the guttering which had gone rotten soon became replacing some of the roof and repointing…

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Dealing with stress

Dealing with stress

Stress is something we all deal with from time to time, especially when you have chronic illnesses that make every day feel like a rollercoaster. But right now I am moving house while we are in the middle of a worldwide pandemic, and to be honest dealing with stress has lasted a while. I am not alone in this though, lets be honest ever since March when this whole Covid 19 virus ramped up we have all been stressed. It…

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Stress with a chronic illness

Stress with a chronic illness

Well the pandemic is still happening though governments are easing everything to make money again. We are in the middle of moving house just the contracts to sign and to sort out a completion date. And my dad’s dog who used to be mine died, so lets talk about dealing with stress with a chronic illness. I have to be honest and admit that I have been expecting a big flare, anyone with a chronic illness knows stress is a…

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Birthday, bad news and a flare

Birthday, bad news and a flare

Hey everybody! So I gave myself last Friday off because Saturday was my birthday and as I had gone out for dinner Thursday I needed to rest. I am sure my fellow Spoonies understand and for that I am thankful! This week is starting off with payback for my birthday, bad news and a flare and I am not happy about it! My birthday was pretty chill, I visited my mother and we had some yummy food and cake and…

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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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