My CBD Journey

I can’t tell my story without discussing CBD (Cannabidiol). It’s made a big positive impact in my life and I would like to share my experiences with you. I’ve been virtually bedbound with severe ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia for about 5 years now. I also suffer from anxiety and panic attacks, depression, osteoporosis, migraines and insomnia. Desperate Read the full article…

How do you find the strength to keep fighting when you have an incurable illness?

I’m an optimist, I’m a fighter and I’m a problem solver. But when you are struck down with an incurable and largely untreatable illness, where no amount of fighting will make you better, and your future is so uncertain, what do you do? How do you stay true to yourself and not give up? How Read the full article…

Practical Solutions to Everyday Spoonie Problems

Having a chronic illness means everyday tasks can be challenging, exhausting and painful. But there are steps we can take to make life easier, to limit the stress caused and to conserve our energy for more enjoyable activities. Here are some practical solutions to everyday problems. 1. I’m too weak to lift everyday objects Some Read the full article…

When you have to choose between your hair and your health

I have always been blessed with strong, thick and healthy hair, which I’ve kept long for most of my life. My hair has always been the most striking and beautiful part about me. I used to get compliments daily and I used my hair as a form of safety blanket, which I could hide behind Read the full article…

Taking back control of your life and health

When you suffer from a chronic illness it can feel like you have no control. I have always found this to be the most frustrating and challenging part about being ill. A few years ago my deteriorating health spiralled out of control so rapidly, I felt overwhelmed. Each day I felt like my body and Read the full article…