Living

The Blogger Q&A Tag

Huge thanks to Hayley from Mission:Mindfulness for nominating me for this Q&A Tag.  It is great to be able to learn a bit more about the writers behind the blogs and it's a brilliant way to discover new blogs too!  I would highly recommend having nosey at Hayley's answers here. Hayley is an old friend from school who… Continue reading The Blogger Q&A Tag

Living

What Seems Normal In the Moment Might Appear Quite Different From Another Perspective — Dream Big, Dream Often

Reblogging this fab post by Dream Big, Dream Often... When I met Evelina in 2011 I was a mess of a person. My life was stuck in neutral and I lacked focus and direction; honestly I was spinning like a top and couldn’t stop. I was going out with friends and drinking quite a bit,… Continue reading What Seems Normal In the Moment Might Appear Quite Different From Another Perspective — Dream Big, Dream Often

Living · Spoonie Parenting

Surviving – and enjoying – the holidays when you have a chronic illness

I would love to able to say that I am mega-super-organised at this time of year; that I have bought and wrapped my presents, menu planned and arranged exciting Christmas crafts for the kids, so I can sit back, relax and crack open the mulled wine.  But the reality is that I have done some shopping and… Continue reading Surviving – and enjoying – the holidays when you have a chronic illness

Living · Spoonie Parenting

Counting my blessings

It is very easy for me to dwell on how much my life has changed since my MS symptoms started emerging, about 5 years ago.  My walking has recently deteriorated further and I am really noticing how much every day activities, such as climbing the stairs, are becoming a struggle.  But I can't spend too long thinking… Continue reading Counting my blessings