Insomina:Why I Totally Identify with The Princess and The Pea & Other Tales of No Sleep

You might be familiar with the story of 'The Princess and The Pea' by Hans Christian Anderson? It was one of my favourite fairytales growing up, the story of how a prince searched the world over for a real princess and then one stormy night, a girl half drowned, turned up at the castle door … Continue reading Insomina:Why I Totally Identify with The Princess and The Pea & Other Tales of No Sleep

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Aiming for The Moon, Otherwise known as TTC, ‘Trying To Conceive’ Over 35

  Another month, another period. Yet again, not pregnant. Nothing. Not even a flicker of hope. Sometimes it feels like I must have been Genghis Khan in a past life, life has been such a struggle, every small victory paid for dearly, in blood, tears and heartbreak. After the miscarriage in 2016 and a million … Continue reading Aiming for The Moon, Otherwise known as TTC, ‘Trying To Conceive’ Over 35

On The Importance of Good Friends & Six Other Ways I Stay Grounded in a World that Won’t Stop Spinning

Does anyone else feel like the world is spinning too fast, that the day is gone in an instant and you don't remember what happened yesterday, much less today? Do you feel as if you are on a constant rollercoaster and you just want to get off? Do you feel snowed under, overwhelmed, lost or … Continue reading On The Importance of Good Friends & Six Other Ways I Stay Grounded in a World that Won’t Stop Spinning

What it means to be a Fibromyalgia Warrior and How it Feels to Live with Constant Pain Everyday and Still Smile

Last March in 2016, I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia after four long years of constant pain, constant chest infections, constant exhaustion...The relief to finally know what was wrong with me was overwhelming. The relief to finally be believed, that the pain was real and not in my head. The relief to know that for the … Continue reading What it means to be a Fibromyalgia Warrior and How it Feels to Live with Constant Pain Everyday and Still Smile