Dear Santa, all i want for Christmas is to be pain free ❄

December. The month where we are able to go crazy turning our houses into winter wonderlands, splurge on Christmas presents, eat to our heart’s content and only have to deal with the consequences when the New year welcomes us with open arms. This year has gone by in a blink of an eye but, I…

Bring back my sanity!

November has quite frankly been a pretty shit month for me. I have been battling so many different side effects as I have been stopping and starting different medications in the hope that I will get just 5 minutes of peace. Instead, I have been faced with continuous nausea, excruciating stomach pains, many sleepless, nightmare-filled…

Fibromyalgia, Its like having a hangover only without the party

Over the last months I have found it difficult to sit and think of something to write. I have found myself on countless occasions sitting and staring blankly at the laptop, having forgot the idea that had popped into my head only moments earlier. During the month of August I have found it hard to…

As mad as the hatter, as lost as Alice ⏳

I have spent a lot of time recently feeling a bit lost… lost in my head… lost in my body… lost in life. Lost yet the clock is always ticking. There is so much going on around me that is just out of reach. My motivation dwindles from day to day and I use all…

Summer heat? What is this torture?

In the UK we are currently in the middle of a surprisingly hot summer. I know I just said the UK and hot in the same sentence. Usually, by this time of the year, we barely reach short wearing weather and we always need an umbrella handy for when the heavens open which we have…

"I lost myself somewhere in the darkness"

“Life is funny, isn’t it? Just when you think you’ve got it all figured out, just when you finally begin to plan something, get excited about it and feel like you know what direction you’re heading in, the paths change, the signs change, the wind blows the other way, North is suddenly south, and east…