Operation week

Good evening and welcome to my blog and Facebook page followers. Operation week... This week I would like to write about my latest operation and attempts at self-care. For my blog post regulars you will be aware that I have had chronic pain for nearly 9 years. I choose to try and live as good … Continue reading Operation week

2018 in review

I love this time of year for one thing, a chance to slow down, take time out from work and other commitments. A chance to reflect upon the year that has been and make plans and aspirations for the year to come. In this blog I am going to look at what creative practices you … Continue reading 2018 in review

Hope – what this means in a chronic health condition

Hello and welcome to my friends, Facebook and blog followers. I hope that this blog finds you well. I don't know most of you personally, but if you are here reading my blog, my guess is that you, or someone you know may be living with a chronic pain, or other long-term health condition. I … Continue reading Hope – what this means in a chronic health condition

Is it possible to live a ‘normal’ life with a chronic illness?

Hello again to my friends and followers of my Facebook page and my blog. It is wonderful to be here sharing with you again. I haven't been able to post for some time due to some health issues that I have been experiencing. This leads me nicely onto the subject of my blog post this … Continue reading Is it possible to live a ‘normal’ life with a chronic illness?

The burdens and the gifts of a chronic health condition

Hello and welcome to this weeks post on what I see as the burdens and the gifts of having a chronic pain condition. I speak from my own experience in this blog of having chronic pain for the past 8 years. Everyone's experiences will be different in terms of the symptoms that they have, their … Continue reading The burdens and the gifts of a chronic health condition

Medical appointments with a chronic health condition

Hello and a warm welcome to my blog post regarding medical appointments. I hope that you are managing to enjoy at least some of this glorious weather that we are having here in the UK. I'm sure most of you are aware by now if you read my blog, or follow my Facebook page 'Flourishing … Continue reading Medical appointments with a chronic health condition

Self-care in times of distress

Hello, Lovely to see you here again. Now when thinking about this blog I came up with loads of ideas and now I sit down to write it's more challenging than I thought it would be! Writing about distress, in whatever form it takes is hard. As these experiences are not pleasant and sometimes can … Continue reading Self-care in times of distress