Pacing

Pacing – when is the Boom worth the Bust?

Symptom management is a really important part of living well with a chronic health condition. For symptoms like fatigue and pain, Pacing is an essential skill to learn. There is no easy fix for long-term health conditions but there are a lot of little fixes that can help. To make the most of these little…Continue reading Pacing – when is the Boom worth the Bust?

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22nd day in rehab (old deer, beads and yet more wheelchair woes and self-indulgent emotional ramblings)

Beautifully sunny day today but a brisk sea breeze. Up and dressed pretty early and I was laid on a yoga mat ready to watch the marathon. If they can run 26 miles I can do all of my physio! So after an hour or so of intermittent Physiotherapy I got myself back on the…Continue reading 22nd day in rehab (old deer, beads and yet more wheelchair woes and self-indulgent emotional ramblings)

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15th day in rehab (dealing with the emotional rollercoaster of chronic illness + back pain & vintage bargain shopping)

Today marks week 5 of my 1st ever hospital admission, and since the 1st half of the day was spent doing sod all I thought I’d reflect on a few things. I started this journey thinking I’d be in over night…  Just till the diazepam wore off… I was wrong. The last 5 week’s have…Continue reading 15th day in rehab (dealing with the emotional rollercoaster of chronic illness + back pain & vintage bargain shopping)

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May is EDS Awareness month! I have Hypermobile Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

EDS is a part of me, A part of my life and despite all of the problems, the pain, the endless fatigue, the tears, the sleepless nights, and the fact that as soon as I learn to manage one thing another one pops up! I wouldn’t change it for the world. I have met amazing…Continue reading May is EDS Awareness month! I have Hypermobile Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

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