Many horrible events have happened this year but there are opportunities for growth & change which is what our world so desperately needs.
So I haven’t found self isolation too hard, stressful or different to my normal life. Why? Because my life changed when I was officially diagnosed with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in 2013. Although this illness is INVISIBLE we are not. I originally shared this piece on Medium. Continue Reading
What you don’t see. They say a picture tells a thousand words… but a picture only shows so much. A picture shows what happened in one second of that day, it doesn’t tell of the other 23 hours, 59 minutes and 59 seconds. Instagram is a highlight reel, what you Continue Reading
Endometriosis Awareness Month is now coming to a close but how could I let it end without sharing a post on my blog? If you follow me on instagram @findyourownhope, you’ve probably seen awareness posts throughout this month … but I have also been busy advocating for endo in other Continue Reading
Just a small post today to address the craziness that is going on lately. Life is uncertain. Nothing is guaranteed and things don’t always go to plan. It’s an anxious time. What has helped me … However, one thing that has helped me throughout my life is trying to live Continue Reading
Starting the new year is a hopeful time, we make new resolutions, goals and there is an overwhelming ‘new year, new me’ culture. However, the new year is also very emotional as we reflect upon the year before. It is undoubtedly true to say that we can try our best Continue Reading
A few weeks ago I was reflecting on how much my life has changed since becoming sick. Of course it has changed for the worse… but in many ways I have branched out, tried new things and gained new skills. So I decided to reach out to my fellow chronic Continue Reading
I am sick of medical professionals not understanding my condition, actually scratch that… I am sick of medical professionals not even knowing what my condition is. I am sick of having to explain it, and then justify it. So I will continue to raise awareness until there is education, until Continue Reading