SELF LOVE + Quotes From Fellow Sufferers & Bloggers

Battling a chronic illness can suck big time. That’s why it is so important to find a way to pull yourself out of that spoonie slump. What do you do to make yourself feel better? How do you show self love & self care? I’ve found a few different ways to make myself feel more…

FYI: I don’t ever get my period.

It’s 10pm at night and I’m back in the shower. Curled over, with the water aimed on my lower back. So boiling hot it’ll probably leave a mark but I don’t care. The hot, drumming sensation is the only thing that’s distracting me from pain.  This scenario isn’t unfamiliar to me. There’s been countless occasions…

Wearing Clothes Hurts – How to Dress for Chronic Pain & Endo Belly + Photos

Surprisingly, one of the hardest parts of suffering from a chronic illness is dressing up & wearing beautiful clothes. When you feel sick, tired, swollen, bloated and sore all the time, it can be really hard to feel comfortable in general – let alone feeling comfortable in ‘fashionable’ clothing. Most people who don’t suffer from…

An open letter…

There are so many people who all play a different role in my life, and most of them do know about my health struggles. There have been so many ups and downs. And there are so many things I don’t know how to say aloud. So this is an open letter to my friends, my…

From Highlight Reel to Reality

I’m scared. I can’t breathe properly or think straight. I’m in burning agony. Every organ inside my body is trying to rip itself out. Everything hurts. And so I’m praying that this is just a nightmare and I’ll wake up soon. Soon it will all be over – the sleepless nights, the pain, the paranoia,…