I still have those negative feelings and emotions, but I put them into working hard at university, exercising and socialising. … More My Struggle with Self-Harm.
We’re all characters just trying to work out what part we are going to play in this epic novel. … More One Lesson About Life.
Someone once tried to chat me up whilst I was using crutches. “Hey, I’m using crutches too, broke my leg”… yeh, great Bill, but your leg will fix itself. … More The Three Way: Me, Him & My Chronic Pain.
I am tired most days because my joints work hard to keep me upright. Chronic pain is unseen, unheard and half the time it is never known about. … More The Reality of My Chronic Pain
I used to find myself crying because I couldn’t understand why my body hated me so much. I went through numerous doctors who had no clue what was wrong with me, and when they did, they packed me off with painkillers. … More Let’s talk… JHS.
Having my period has always been one of my hates, however, as I’ve got older, they have become much worse. No one is a fan of their period… the monthly visit from Mother Nature… Aunt Flo… The Blob… call it what you will. I remember wanting to cry when I first got mine. In my … More I fear my periods.
I am invisible. Well, I’m not actually invisible but part of me is. The part of me that really doesn’t want me to succeed or to do well; the part that hates me having a good day. And, I say it is invisible because you can’t see it. You can’t see me struggling. Granted, some … More We’re Invisible Warriors… time to acknowledge us.