Healthy Living with MS · Living · Mind · MS Life

Hair Cut Happiness: Why the ‘Little Things’ are so Important

I’ve had my first day back at work after my long Christmas holidays and, I can tell you, it was hard work.  Not that I had a great number of patients to see (because I’d allowed myself time to catch up on admin to get myself prepared for the weeks ahead), but the need to… Continue reading Hair Cut Happiness: Why the ‘Little Things’ are so Important

Healthy Living with MS · Mind · MS Life · Spoonie Parenting

My New Year Meditation Challenge

So, it is 2018! I can't believe how fast the past year went, it is definitely true that the more time flies the older you get.  I have a feeling that 2018 is going to be a big one for me...I have a big birthday (not quite come to terms with that yet!), my children… Continue reading My New Year Meditation Challenge

Body · Living · Mind · MS Life

18 Gifts for Friends Who Might Need a Bit of TLC

The holiday season is now upon us and, if you're anything like me, you are still on the hunt for those last few pressies. Below are my pick of gifts for those loved ones in your life who may be feeling under the weather, perhaps due to illness, stress or just general life busyness.  I should… Continue reading 18 Gifts for Friends Who Might Need a Bit of TLC

Healthy Living with MS · Living · Mind · MS Life

Accept, Adapt, Succeed

How do you get over what life has dealt you, if it’s something that's so bad that sometimes you can’t even bare it? Do you even get over it? I don’t think you do get over it, I think that you learn to adapt to it. MS has challenged the way that I feel about… Continue reading Accept, Adapt, Succeed

Living · Mind

Throwback Thursday; Thinking of the Old Days

Hi everyone!  Hoping that you are all as well as can be and are enjoying these longer days (and the chance to curl up with a hot chocolate!) like I am.  Blogging has been a bit slow due to my relatively recent (August) return to work.  My body is most definitely telling me that I… Continue reading Throwback Thursday; Thinking of the Old Days

Body · MS Life

When Your Visible Illness is Also Pretty Invisible

It's Invisible Illness Awareness Week!  Well, only just - it runs from the 15th to the 21st October 2017, so it's ending today and I've almost left it too late to write anything.  I'm back at work now, so it is much, much harder to keep to writing a weekly blog post, which is what I strive… Continue reading When Your Visible Illness is Also Pretty Invisible

Mind · Spoonie Parenting

I Am Enough

'You're really good at taking care of us, Mum’.  A simple sentence, but when my little boy said it to me after he fell and cut his leg, I felt absolutely amazing. The number of times I’ve felt like a crap Mum, because I can’t run around with my children any more or because I’ve… Continue reading I Am Enough

Body · Living · Mind · OMS · Recipes

What I’m Loving Now – September 2017

First of all, I just want to say huge 'thank you' for all the love towards my recent blog post about my true feelings around my multiple sclerosis.  Can I just say that I feel 100x better for writing that post, I wrote it in super quick time and basically just let my brain splurge… Continue reading What I’m Loving Now – September 2017

Living · Mind

Positive? Not Always…

I try and stay positive, I really do. When I shared that I’d recently been confirmed as having secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS) on my blog and on Instagram, everybody was absolutely brilliant, giving me so much support and praising me for working hard to keep going, despite the dark diagnosis. And I am generally… Continue reading Positive? Not Always…

Healthy Living with MS · OMS · Recipes

My Foodie Obsession: Rawnola!

I thought that it was time for a quick foodie recipe.  I have had lots going on recently, but one thing that remained consistent is my diet - I still stick to the Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis protocol and really enjoy it: I especially enjoy OMS when I get to eat Rawnola (raw+granola = rawnola).  It is super easy, super quick,… Continue reading My Foodie Obsession: Rawnola!