Endometriosis Warrior…

Since having an operation back in October, that saved my little ovaries, I have realised just how important it is to spread awareness surrounding Endometriosis and women as a whole. Alongside Chronic Migraines, I suffer with all of these things and since the age of around 14, my stomach has not been my best friend…

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Preparing for that first appointment …

When meeting a doctor or stepping into a new hospital or environment for the first time it can be overwhelming and can make you feel all sorts of emotions. From my experience I have felt anxiety, fear, I have felt afraid but at the same time I have felt excitement, encouragement and determination and going…

Choice, Chance, Change …

I'm not one for new years resolutions, nor am I one for making un-realistic goals. I believe in setting yourself small achievable aims which are tailored to you. For me, it's always been the smaller goals that in the long run make the difference and I believe these are just as rewarding.   I've recently…

In order to recover, you have to learn …

The road to recovery hasn't been smooth sailing and I'm for sure not completely there yet but in my opinion I'm doing a pretty good job so far. After all, nobody said recovery was ever going to be easy.   Recovery is a strange feeling and it certainly doesn't happen overnight. One minute you can…

When the anxiety hits …

Anxiety. It springs out of nowhere and in my opinion and most it is unwanted.   You may suffer from anxiety yourself or you may have heard the word anxiety used before. Someone you may know may suffer with anxiety and you may not understand what it means or what they are going through.  …

Staying motivated is hard …

I never used to be one to struggle to get motivated. I loved early mornings, quick starts and would always be the first one to be up and about. Since being diagnosed with chronic migraine, finding motivation can be extremely difficult. Why would I want to get up at the crack of dawn? Why would…