At the turn of Summer, the unthinkable happened. Someone I cared for – someone strong willed, adventurous and stoic, ended their life. Despite being a suicide survivor myself, I never imagined it could happen. Now, harsh lessons are being learnt.View More Why it’s important to act now: World suicide prevention day
I don’t usually complain about pain. I’ve gotten used to living with it. If you live with chronic pain, I’m sure you know what I…View More Resigned to pain
Hello there old friend. After what feels like an unintended hiatus, I’m back. Sort of. Over the past few years I’ve struggled with whether to…View More Where do we go from here?
*Originally published on 15 December 2021* HOW is it even Christmas already? Don’t bother answering that. You know how I feel about the holidays. Bittersweet…View More Making the most of bittersweet holidays – My top 7 Christmas (holiday) posts
For the second time in six months I’ve undergone another BRAVO 96-hour PH monitoring test, whilst investigating my chest pains and digestive problems.View More About BRAVO 96-hour PH monitoring tests
The chronic illness life is the gift that just keeps on giving. And giving. And givvvvvvingggggg….View More The chronic life….
For most of my life I’ve felt alone and lonely. I never realised this was a thing, it’s just how I’ve always felt and I…View More I’ve been lonely all my life – Mental Health Awareness Week 2022
After years of being suffering with relentless chest pains and other digestive symptoms that have largely gone undiagnosed, I’m finally closing in on an answer.…View More The road to diagnosing my chest pains and digestive issues
I wish there was an easy answer to this. For those of us who struggle, who want to leave, who don’t feel like we belong.View More Why do we stay?
As the autumn air ushers out the summer sun I, like many of my friends around the world living with fibromyalgia reel from a flare…View More The season is changing so I’m flaring, send help!