World Arthritis Day 2018

World Arthritis Day was yesterday, October 12th.  I have created a video on my YouTube channel to help raise awareness of arthritis and the fact it affects children and young people too. Please check it out and don't forget to subscribe to my channel to see more videos from me int he future. World Arthritis … Continue reading World Arthritis Day 2018

The Spoonie Mummy Reviews – Ecovacs Deebot Osmo 610

Following my post, Handy Hacks For People With Arthritis, I was contacted by the lovely people over at Ecovacs.  They make and sell robotic hoovers and wanted to ask if I would like to test one out - of course I said yes! Another Handy Hack Ecovacs had seen my post and felt that their … Continue reading The Spoonie Mummy Reviews – Ecovacs Deebot Osmo 610

The Spoonie Mummy Reviews – Fay Farm Warmiing Muscle Rub

Good morning, it is hump day and we are half way through the week already!  Today I have a review to share of a product I was lucky enough to be sent all the way from America. The Fay Farm The Fay Farm is a family run farm in Washington, USA.  They use the milk … Continue reading The Spoonie Mummy Reviews – Fay Farm Warmiing Muscle Rub

Introduction To The Well Wrap

Today I have an exciting new product to share with all you readers with arthritis and joint problems.  Well Wrap is a non-invasive, electronic, wearable wrap for your knee that can help those with joint pain.  Have a look at what people testing the WellWrap are saying about this device by clicking here The Well Wrap … Continue reading Introduction To The Well Wrap

Handy Hacks For People With Arthritis

Good morning all, happy hump day!  I have been planning this post for a little while as wanted to share a few of the products I have found which make life a little easier when you have arthritis.  I really hope you enjoy a read and the things I use help some of you too. … Continue reading Handy Hacks For People With Arthritis

BlogMas Day Fifteen – The Things You Can’t Say To Your Chronically Ill Partner

I wrote this post before Ste went into hospital, over a month ago, and had it sitting here for all this time. I  feel like now is the time to share it. As anyone following my blog will know, Ste was admitted to hospital after we visited his amazing gastro doctor as he was rapidly … Continue reading BlogMas Day Fifteen – The Things You Can’t Say To Your Chronically Ill Partner

BlogMas Day Nine – Spoonie Christmas Challenge

WHAT ILLNESSES DO YOU SUFFER WITH? I have rheumatoid arthritis, Crohns disease, an ileostomy, ostopenia, high blood pressure and iritis WHAT'S THE CRAZIEST 'CURE' SOMEONE HAS EVER OFFERED YOU? Well according to one GP I saw (yes a doctor), I shouldn't need a bone scan because I am too young to suffer from these issues! … Continue reading BlogMas Day Nine – Spoonie Christmas Challenge

BlogMas Day 2 – 12 Days Of Christmas Chronic Illness Style

On the 12th day of Christmas, chronic illness gave to me 12 breakfast tablets, 11 early nights, 10 pred rages, 9 fill your faces, 8 doctor visits, 7 bouts of brain fog, 6 non-alcoholic cocktails, 5 swollen joints, 4 heat pads, 3 bag leaks, 2 stool samples, and a blockage cuz I ate nuts!

What Is Body Confidence?

I was in a relationship for years with a man who I believe may have narcissistic tendancies. A man who emotionally abused me. First, came the love bombing. The constant adoration, the you are so amazing and look, so am I taking you on expensive holidays and dates (which to be honest, are not really … Continue reading What Is Body Confidence?

Sex With An Ostomy (and numerous other health issues)

So after doing the deed the other night I couldn't help but lay there giggling.  Luckily, it wasn't a reflection on the sex which was, as always, very good, but I realised that between us me and Ste had 'on' two ostomy bags, a Peg-J tube and three heat pads. I see many people on … Continue reading Sex With An Ostomy (and numerous other health issues)