A Letter To The Other Half Of M.E

I was on Instagram and the lovely memyselfand_m.e shared an article from The Mighty. I was inspired after reading the article and wanted to pay homage to my Baloo and every other partner who deals with M.E on some level. Baloo and I are slightly different as both of us have M.E, it was how … Continue reading A Letter To The Other Half Of M.E

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

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

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

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

Blogging With A Chronic Illness- My Top 10 Tips

I have often wondered how I committed to writing a weekly blog when I am terrible at adulting, plus having M.E/CFS. The honest answer was I wanted to create a place full of resources for people with ME or other chronic illnesses. But I can't deny it is really challenging sometimes. I love my blog … Continue reading Blogging With A Chronic Illness- My Top 10 Tips

Peace In Dawn

I wrote a blog post once about how dark it can get in between sunset and dawn and how lonely it can be, the worries of your world become loud and with no distractions, you give them your full attention. I didn't publish it because it well, seemed dark. I might need to add I … Continue reading Peace In Dawn

13 Weird Things That Came With M.E/CFS

We talk a lot about symptoms etc when talking about chronic illness, rarely do we talk about the 'quirks' strange things that can happen since being ill. I thought of five straight away but found more as a typed so here are some of the weird things that came with ME. DISCLAIMER - I am … Continue reading 13 Weird Things That Came With M.E/CFS

I Struggle With My Body

Trigger warning - this blog contains talking about body image confidence and how your body looks. I also mention self worth and embracing imperfections. I've been debating on whether to write about this topic for a few months. I try to keep my blog real without being super depressing or heavy even though I cover … Continue reading I Struggle With My Body