You behind the illness (tag)

I saw that I was tagged in this blog post by Nicola at Nicola J Ogston and the title immediately grabbed my attention. My belief is that my pain should not be the focus of my life, so as much as I enjoy writing my blog and sharing my experiences about life with chronic pain, [...]

How my chronic pain has changed me

I've had chronic pain for over 5 years now. I'd love to say that it hasn't changed me and that I'm still the old me, but this isn't true. It's not a bad thing that I've changed, but I know I'm different in some ways than before I started dealing with daily pain. It's bound [...]

5 things I’ve learnt at the gym

Yesterday I conquered one of my fears and completed my first solo session at the gym. In fact, while I was writing the first draft of this blog post I was still there, sat in the cafe area. Recovering. My glasses were still steaming from the sweat on my face. My workout Ok, it sounds [...]