What To Do When You’re Stuck At Home

I think we can all agree a lot has changed in the last week. Even if you worked from home, this new Coronavirus has upended our usual way of living. You’ve probably heard a lot of people talking about ‘flattening the curve’ and social distancing as a way to stop the spread of COVID-19. This means not going outside for anything but work or shopping. For most people, this is a big ask, but...

How I Stay Organised To Manage My CFS

I've mentioned this a few times before but I have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. It has taken a while but my CFS has improved enough that I almost have enough energy to live a relatively normal life. I don't work but I am currently studying graphic design, I also run this blog which takes up a surprising amount of energy. Some of the symptoms of CFS include long-term fatigue, muscle pain, headaches...
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Going Back To Education With A Chronic Illness

So I did an update post a few weeks ago where I said that I was doing fine and wasn't having any problems with my CFS... yeah I spoke too soon. Admittedly it did start out okay but the last three weeks have been awful. Its not been good at all, which is really annoying in a way because I've been enjoying the course. I like doing the work, but I'm tired all the time. I mean I'm tired all the time...

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...
my ovarian cyst story

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...