Living with chronic pain or any chronic illness is one of the hardest things a person can go through, and the fight for an official diagnosis can be even harder. Jumping through hoops and practically begging to be heard or taken seriously.Read more
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Staying productive with a chronic illness is challenging, but it isn’t impossible. Prior to having a chronic illness, you may have been a busybody, always on the go with loads to do. But now those same things may seem next to impossible. So, how can you be productive when you have a chronic illness? Is it even possible? Well, here are a few tips that I’ve found useful over the past couple of years. Hopefully, they’ll help you as well.Read more
My doctor recently diagnosed me with chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS). When first diagnosed, I honestly thought the doctor had no clue what he was talking about. I thought CPPS only affected men. I had no clue that it affects women, too. Since my diagnosis, I’ve been doing my research to figure out what chronic pelvic pain syndrome (female) actually is.Read more
Have you ever been desperate for some alone time? Life gets hectic and sometimes you really need some time on your own. That’s why prioritising “me” time is key to looking after your mental health, and solo dates are a great place to start. I know you’re probably wondering how the hell am I supposed to ‘date myself’, sounds very weird. Stick around and I’ll tell you, and also give you some solo date ideas that you’ll actually love.Read more
Being able to get a good night’s sleep when you have chronic pain is tricky, which makes mornings so much more difficult. Whether you have painsomnia and can’t get any sleep, or you’re tossing and turning all night, the next morning can be hell. You wake up feeling irritated, sore and lack motivation to get out of bed. It took me a while to make mornings easier and less painful, but I got there in the end.
Here are all the things you can do to make mornings with chronic pain a lot easier.Read more