Coping with a chronic illness flare

Coping with a chronic illness flare

I've written about my chronic illness before and this month marks one year since I was diagnosed with Ankylosing Spondylitis, an inflammatory disease that affects a lot of things.  It affects my back, legs and energy levels and at the...Read More
Dressing for the Autumn

Dressing for the Autumn

**This is a collaborative post** I'm rubbish at fashion.  There, I said it. Most mornings it's a huge effort to get out of bed and get going, let alone dress nicely and apply a face of makeup, but I do...Read More
PCOS: life after laparoscopy

PCOS: life after laparoscopy

I've written about PCOS before and it's something that has continued to cause problems for a long time. PCOS(Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) is a condition that affects the ovaries.  Not to be confused with PCO(Polycystic Ovaries), which is cysts on the...Read More
What’s going on? Surgery nerves

What’s going on? Surgery nerves

I've not written in a while - life has been a little hectic, my mood a little low and I've been guilty of just shutting down and not talking about things, which isn't good. Health wise things have been up...Read More
#MySkinAndMe: Solving my skin problems

#MySkinAndMe: Solving my skin problems

My skin(especially the skin on my face) has been problematic since my teens - I developed cystic acne aged 17 and it didn't disappear until after I had my son age 29. Until recently I'd not really looked after my...Read More
A confession

A confession

I have a confession to make. I've fallen out of love with blogging.  And I'm really sad about it. (more…)
Staying healthy: keeping my head above water

Staying healthy: keeping my head above water

In the last eighteen months I'm ashamed to say that this blog contains many, many failed weight loss attempts. Slimming World, Weight Watchers, Calorie Counting, shakes... I've failed on all accounts and although I've not regained all the weight I've...Read More
One of those days

One of those days

Today is one of those not so good days. Life is all over the place at the moment - family dramas, work problems and a mardy-arse three year old mean that life is just, well, a little bit shit right...Read More

Tears, TNF and no more tots

A lot has happened over the last few weeks; and I guess it's taken a while to feel comfortable enough to write about it all - or rather I've just taken to bottling everything up again. (more…)
Delilah & the wandering panty-liner

Delilah & the wandering panty-liner

If there was an award for the most random blog title, that would be it right? On Friday I went out, out-out, on the sauce and necking Prosecco like a boss.  I'd just survived a day in London and despite the...Read More

I don’t want to adult today

You know those days where you just don't feel right, mentally speaking?  That's me today - I don't know what is wrong but I don't feel right at all. (more…)
Crying in the kitchen

Crying in the kitchen

I'm not sure what this is to be honest - prose, poetry, or just a few lines of complete shit. This morning I found myself crying in the kitchen because I was in so much pain I didn't know what...Read More
Sinking? I hate you, depression

Sinking? I hate you, depression

My mood has taken a massive nose-dive this week and the most frustrating thing about it? I have no fucking idea why. (more…)