Lockdown

So the world is in lock down. What a strange time to be alive. No one knows what day it is, March and April seem to be disappearing although nothing seemingly interesting has happened yet the sun has been shining to get us through what feels like a never ending battle with corona. People seem…

The many shades of depression

Depression is such a difficult topic to talk about whether you are suffering with it yourself or know someone who is. Everyone’s experience with mental health is completely personal to the individual making no case the same. To me, this poses the question ‘why is depression used as a blanket term to describe a set…

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…

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…

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.