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An Unusual Conversation…

I try not to talk about my mental health here for fear of what the trolls will try to say about me. I’ve decided though to stop caring about what they think. They don’t live with me so their assertions that I don’t have a mental illness have no basis in reality. I have been… Continue reading An Unusual Conversation…

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Mood Blanket 2018

A lot of people do blankets every year based on the temperature or the colour of the sky or weather. I’ve been wanting to do something similar but different because let’s face it, I like to be awkward! So after much thought and lots of brain storming, I had a brainwave! I have this thing… Continue reading Mood Blanket 2018

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Pretty Period Cloth Sanitary Protection – Review

It isn’t common knowledge but I suffer from a grievous affliction. It’s awful and not talked about often enough because of embarrassment or pride. The affliction is a skin condition called Lichen Sclerosis. I doubt you’ve ever heard about it before so I’ll tell you about it.  The official symptoms are small white patches, itchiness, fragile… Continue reading Pretty Period Cloth Sanitary Protection – Review

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Frazzled…

Some of you may have noticed that I haven’t been blogging much of late. There is a reason for that. Things have gone crazy in the last few months. I had a bad fall back in September that has resulted in a bad flare of my fibromyalgia symptoms. As a result, we need to find… Continue reading Frazzled…

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Self Care CAL – Men Need Self Care Too…

I was reminded this week that men need self care too so I wanted to write a post about this. In my opinion, there’s not a lot that men can do that women can’t and vice versa but I thought I’d share some blokey things you could do. Build a man cave. – If you… Continue reading Self Care CAL – Men Need Self Care Too…

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Self Care CAL – Look After Your Relationships…

RiverSystem and I recently had our ninth anniversary. When you both have a diagnosed mental illness and a diagnosed physical disability, it can strain the marriage. But with a little bit of care, your marriage can be a success. Do the groundwork first!┬áIt’s always good to enter into marriage with your eyes open! This means,… Continue reading Self Care CAL – Look After Your Relationships…

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#SelfCareCAL – What you’ve been up to on Instagram.

You’ve all been busy this week! And some of you have put some real effort into the Self Care CAL. I’ve shared a few of my favourites from Instagram below. Multimel13 has made a big effort to grt involved with the CAL. This week, she shared the above photo which I think is so true!… Continue reading #SelfCareCAL – What you’ve been up to on Instagram.