Living with a chronic illness can be hard at times; it can be debilitating and dispiriting. It's something I have talked about in many of my posts, but something I really touched upon in "When Chronic Illness Gets You Down". Despite... Continue Reading →
In my previous post, I talked about the struggles and challenges of living with an invisible illness Those that can't be researched on the internet, or advised by a doctor, because, unless you live with an illness/condition yourself, you'll never know. So,... Continue Reading →
My guest piece on the lovely Dr Arlene’s blog, BitterSweet: Real Talk. Thank you again!❤️
Guest Author: Abbie Chandler
Earlier this week, we celebrated Valentine’s Day. I say celebrated but, let’s face it, some of us were probably pretending like it didn’t exist and tried to ignore the hundreds of couples out and about. All too often, we share love with others; whether it be a partner, family or even friends, but what about yourself? Do you show yourself any love?
It’s very common for us to forget to love ourselves but it’s something that we should not dismiss. It’s important to love yourself; for who you are, what you’ve achieved and what you’ve yet to achieve, regardless of how small they are.
A big part of loving yourself is self-care, especially for those of us who live with any sort of condition or illness. People don’t realise the impact that these conditions can have on, not only ourselves, but the people around us. It…
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There are many types of invisible illnesses, and we can all research the different variations, the definitions, the symptoms, the relief remedies (if any). But can we research what it's like living with an invisible illness? Can we research what... Continue Reading →