Please vote! I’ve been nominated for Most Informative (Original Content) Blogger 2018 – and I’m so happy about it

As I'm still a fairly new blogger, I'm amazed and so honoured to be nominated in the category "Most Informative (Original Content) Blogger" at the Bloggers Bash Awards 2018. And I would love it if you would vote for me by clicking here. Voting is simple, it literally takes a few seconds, and there is … Continue reading Please vote! I’ve been nominated for Most Informative (Original Content) Blogger 2018 – and I’m so happy about it

Chronic pain and socialising: the things my friends and family don’t know

Socialising when you have chronic pain can be a bit of a struggle. Recently I've been to a work's lunch 'do', spent time with my family, and to a wedding. It's really got me thinking about the whats and whys of coping with my pain when with family and friends. Like I mentioned in a previous blog … Continue reading Chronic pain and socialising: the things my friends and family don’t know

Why we must not let chronic pain stop us doing things we enjoy

Having chronic pain can stop us doing the things we enjoy and love to do. I went through a real bad patch a few years ago when I said no to doing things with my partner and my friends. This affected my happiness, my relationship, and ultimately my mental health. I had no life and … Continue reading Why we must not let chronic pain stop us doing things we enjoy