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Behind The Photo, Behind The Smile – Invisible Illness

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Invisible Illness – But You Don’t Look Sick? I look alright don’t I? Don’t worry I’m not giving myself an overegged compliment (although surely we should be down with that these day’s?!) I mean I look alright, healthy, well. What you don’t see is what is behind the photo and what it takes to put together …

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Holiday Care Package – Packing Well For Trips Abroad

[Affiliate Links]   As I mentioned in my post Travelling with chronic illness – Tips for planning a holiday taking a trip as someone with chronic illness can be daunting. While we can’t prepare for every eventuality, what I have learnt is to prepare for as many unforeseen circumstances as possible and to do that I …

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Travelling With Chronic Illness – Tips For Planning A Holiday

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Travelling With Chronic Illness When living the Spoonie life, one that is limited by a limited amount of energy and/or a heightened level of pain, planning a holiday and travelling with chronic illness can not only be difficult but daunting. Over the last 8 months, I’ve lost track of the number of times I’ve had the …

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A Year Of Survival – My 36th Year – Happy Birthday To Me

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Survival Happy Birthday. I should feel happy right? I’m approaching my birthday. But I’m met with a familiar feeling, one of loss, of missed opportunity, a lack of living – it doesn’t feel as though I’ve much to celebrate. Life should be about living surely? Not just about survival, right?   I grow tired of never …

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My Migraine Essentials – Helpful Products – When The Meds Don’t Cut It

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Migraine Essentials As chronic migrainers, we become accustomed to a certain level of pain. This beautiful world becomes one where every single sound, taste, smell and action is amplified. And boy, do we know about it. Sometimes Often medication, whether OTC or prescription (let’s face it, if you’re in the ‘chronic migraine club’ you’re probably also …

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