• art & design

    Tiny Watercolours

    Every time I visit the doctor I am asked how much time I have spent painting. Not because my doctor has a specific interest in my artwork but because it is a good way of telling how tired I have been in a specific month. The last two months have been particularly difficult and as a result of this I pretty much lost all desire to do any artwork. Over the last two weeks I have been working on a series of small watercolour paintings as a way to get those creative juices flowing again. It turns out this has been brilliant as not only am I learning more about…

  • personal

    I Am Not My Chronic Illness?

    If I were to summarise this blog it would probably go something like “the story of a girl studying graphic design”. But that was before I got diagnosed with a chronic illness. It is true that at one point I did study graphic design, but not for very long. If we want to get scientific about it we could say this blog has been around for 603 days and I was in college for 11% of that time (71 days to be exact). So this blog really isn’t about a girl studying graphic design. I AM MY CHRONIC ILLNESS? It might not affect the books I read or the movies…

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    My Ovarian Cyst Story

    This post has been sitting in my drafts for two weeks now. I’m still not sure if I should really be posting it. Normally I wouldn’t write about my medical history on the internet. But I think I’m going to post it anyway. Partly because I want to keep a record of what happened but mostly in hope that it would provide a little help for anyone who is in the same situation I was in. I should probably also add that this is a very long post so you may want to grab a cup of tea before beginning. While not fatal being diagnosed with a cyst is quite a…