Sometimes the things we can’t change end up changing us

“There is no greater disability in society, than the inability to see a person as more” I recently received a lovely message from a lady who had come across an old post of mine that I had written about using a walking stick and it inspired me to write an up-to-date post on how I…

Paint with all the colours

When I started this blog back in May 2016, my aim was to share my honest experiences about living my life with a chronic condition. I wanted to write as a way of expressing how I was feeling in order to help myself digest what had been going on. Also as a way to pull…

Universal Credit – Us VS Them

In light of the recent rollout of Universal Credit, I thought I would talk a little bit about it. As I claim Universal Credit myself, I often get asked what it is and how it differs from previous benefits. Now I am no expert but, I can speak from personal experience and I have to admit…

Who am I?

I found this article really interesting. It really explained how I have been feeling and made me look at things from a different perspective. However, it still brought me back to the fact that there are things I can’t do but, no guidance as to what I possibly can do. I feel like I have…

Just a girl who decided to go for it

If you read my last post ‘Self-love and striving for happiness’, then you will know that I am unemployed and have been for the last 3 years. Having to stop working was not an easy decision to make, however, due to the circumstances, it became my only option. Although I have come to terms with…

Self Worth & Striving for Happiness

Today I wanted to talk about a more positive side to have a chronic condition. I know, positive and chronic are not usually found in the same sentence but, bear with me, I will explain.