My experience with Employment & Support Allowance

In light of the governments recent plans to cut ESA, I felt it would be important to tell me story that is the whirlwind experience of being lost within the benefits cycle. Those with long term illnesses like my self are unable to work at no fault of our own. However, when you can not…

Your speed dosent matter, forward is forward

Everyday is a fresh start and sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Today i felt that i took another one of those steps. I went along to a Fibromyalgia support event with my mum, dad and boyfriend which allowed me to take one positive…

Have run out of spoons so im forked!

The worst part about chronic pain is the complete unknown. It will always be lingering in the background no matter how your feeling, waiting to turn a relatively good day into a painful one. Nothing in your life is planned because you can feel good today, or maybe even for a week but, then out…

The thing about pain is it demands to be felt

I wanted to start by telling you my story. Before the diagnosis. I wouldn’t say that I was particular happy as I was feeling pain and emotional distress that there wasn’t a reason for. I was feeling uncontrollable amounts of fatigue that didn’t ever seem to subside.  Ever since I left school in 2012 I…

& So the adventure begins +

Wearing a smile, a face of make up and keeping up a sense of humor. A few of the things I use as a facade to hide the pain that comes with my newly diagnosed condition. With this diagnosis my life has been turned into that of nightmares. A painful story of which I never…