See Me Before M.E

"Don't forget, I'm just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her." When I watched Notting Hill for the first time, the quote above didn't really impact me. It started to resonate when I got ill. I wanted to have that moment where I became just a girl looking for … Continue reading See Me Before M.E

Starting Closer To Home

Looking closer to home when you are dreaming from your bed of the far of lands David Attenburgh has described might be the most anti-climatic symbolism you could muster. Home can become your prison, as awful as it sounds. You know each of the four walls of a room intimately to the texture of the … Continue reading Starting Closer To Home

Ambition, Panic and M.E

Do you ever panic that you aren't doing enough with your life? Every September when school starts again I get overwhelmed with the feeling I'm not doing enough and I'm wasting time. When I first came out of education I was taking a gap year to see if I could recover enough to do an … Continue reading Ambition, Panic and M.E

Blogging Through Brain Fog

Ever since I came back from Madeira I have had the most tremendous brain fog. There are so many half ideas dotted around on my phone, iPad and MacBook. I just can't seem to formulate the ideas into cohesive content. Thankfully, I have had a few spare blog posts but I am aware I have … Continue reading Blogging Through Brain Fog

I Feel Pretty Oh So Pretty

Today I had my hair cut and I was sat there whilst my hairdresser was snipping away thinking how lucky I am to have people around me who help make me feel pretty and maintain some of what makes me 'me'. I have a wonderful hairdresser who I've known for 10+ years and she comes … Continue reading I Feel Pretty Oh So Pretty

I Hated Exercise And Now I Miss It

If anyone has run when they are out of shape, you must know the physical sensations of that exertion. Your lungs feel on fire, you get a stitch in your side that stabs with every movement and breathing is an impossible task. Your legs are leaden and you feel every impact on the ground through … Continue reading I Hated Exercise And Now I Miss It

Happy Birthday Seeing Me In Reality!

I feel like a very proud parent, the blog has got through a whole year. There were some slightly scary parts to this year but also some wonderful uplifting moments. This blog has been my baby, even with a tech nerd for a brother I built this blog and designed every logo I've had. I … Continue reading Happy Birthday Seeing Me In Reality!

10 Things I Learnt From Disney

Hi I am back from my holiday and back to my usual once a week blog post. I will probably be officially writing up about my holiday in the next few weeks so I won't bore you now but I had an amazing time and I probably overloaded you all with photos on social media. … Continue reading 10 Things I Learnt From Disney

How I Save Money Online

As someone who knows what it's like to be on a budget, I like to try and make my money go as far as possible and I thought even though they aren't original it would potentially help someone who has a chronic illness. I've done the guesswork for you and this is what I've found. … Continue reading How I Save Money Online

Stuck In The Middle With You

Hello! How is life? I feel like I have so much to catch up on and tell you about my holiday by the sea, in the sunshine. Like the life of M.E/CFS is, it was a mixed bag but a fabulous holiday with my family. I have so many pretty pictures to share and a … Continue reading Stuck In The Middle With You