I don’t often discuss my chronic pain, but every now and then I like to write something that I hope others will find useful! Unfortunately, chronic pain is one of those things that you need to learn to manage. You have to find things that work for you- and some of the following things are … More Dealing with Chronic Pain at home
Sometimes, it feels like we can’t just watch Bridget Jones and cry over that Tinder boy. … More Can you have heartbreak and be a feminist?
You won’t fix your heart in one day- things don’t hold together with just some sellotape. … More Trying to ‘love yourself’ won’t erase the years of pain.
Sex isn’t gross… unless you want it to be. … More The S Word.
Truthfully, I don’t have the energy at the moment to provide people with love or support they need over a text, because I can’t even do it for myself. … More Taking a social break.
I was having a post-grad breakdown. I was having what others had described before me, but I never thought it was an actual thing. … More A Post-Grad Breakdown.
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.
Your recovery is wholly dependent on yourself, and no one can take away the pain you have whilst going through it. … More Putting Recovery First.
I guess, if I had known about myself and the way I usually acted, I would have sat myself down and slapped myself. I would have known that I was acting shit, and that I had to bring myself back up. … More The Importance of Self Awareness.
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