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

I want to appreciate my body…

Firstly I wanted to take this opportunity to wish Happy New Year to all my blog and Facebook page followers: Happy New Year 2019 greeting banner. Festive background with colourful confetti, party popper and sparkles. Image source: Vector I want to hold my hands up, I think I have been a bit hard on myself … Continue reading I want to appreciate my body…

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

Mindfulness day

  Hello everyone, Lovely to see you here again 😃 This picture was of a very sleepy me on the train first thing this morning. Today has been a lovely and very fulfilling day for me. It was the last of four sessions of the Mindfulness for Health course that I have been supporting up … Continue reading Mindfulness day

Volunteering on a Mindfulness for Health course – session one

Happy Bank holiday weekend to my lovely blog and Facebook page followers. Lovely to see you here. So this blog post is to let you know how it was for me to volunteer on a Mindfulness for Health program run at one of the Breathworks offices in Manchester. I was really excited for this opportunity … Continue reading Volunteering on a Mindfulness for Health course – session one