Liebster Award Nomination

It was a complete surprise to be nominated for the Liebster Award by Emma from Not Just Tired!  Emma is a fantastic blogger that writes about her life with ME/CFS - she is brilliant at thinking positively and making the best out of living with chronic illness.  I feel so honoured to have been considered, especially… Continue reading Liebster Award Nomination

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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



I have been going through a particularly stressful patch of late...I won't go into the details of why, but lets just say that health, relationships and work all play a part - I am aware that I am not always a 'fun Jen' to be around at the moment. My stress manifests itself as feeling… Continue reading Stressed


Who am I?

Even though I have been at work this week, I am still suffering from monumental jet-lag - when my alarm went off at 6:30am if felt like I was being rudely awaken by someone shouting in my ear in the middle of the night.  Cue lots of coffee to get me though the day and… Continue reading Who am I?


One year ‘Blogiversary’!

I can't believe it, but a whole year has gone past since I first started blogging.  I initially started writing as I was (and still am!) dealing with a lot of struggles and emotions in regards to my multiple sclerosis.  I am pleased to say that blogging has not only become very cathartic for me,… Continue reading One year ‘Blogiversary’!


Two More Blogger Awards!

How lucky do I feel?!  I have been nominated for another 2 blogger awards by two brilliant bloggers, who both write interesting and informative posts about what it is like to live with chronic illness.  It has taken me a while to respond to the nominations, as I am trying to fit blogging around my… Continue reading Two More Blogger Awards!


Awards and Tags!

The blogging community is brilliant - when I started Tripping Through Treacle last March, I had no idea that it was so full of supportive writers who want to see other peoples' blogs flourish as much as their own. I have been awarded and tagged for the following by Tina, from Invisible Illnesses Blog.  Tina writes… Continue reading Awards and Tags!


The Versatile Blogger Award

Thank you so much to Tamara from The Purple Almond for nominating my blog for this award.  The more that I blog, the more I realise just how supportive other bloggers are and I appreciate that kindness so much.  These virtual awards are helping me to learn about new blogs and bloggers and, as someone with MS… Continue reading The Versatile Blogger Award


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


The Liebster Award

I'm going through a bit of a tough time at the moment, so being nominated for The Liebster Award by both Shannon from MSnubutterflies and OCD Meets MS put a smile on my face.  It is lovely being recognised by fellow bloggers and I highly recommend that you check out both of these wonderful MS blogs. The Rules:… Continue reading The Liebster Award