Looking after you. · Motivation and Looking After You · Writing

Things I want accomplish in 2020

As the decade draws to a close I thought it would be appropriate to post my resolutions/goals for 2020. Get my flat/house Gain paid employment in the media industry Meet a new person/ have a happy relationship with someone Go to Cornwall Finish writing 'The Spoonful of Sugar Cafe'. Start my second university module Make… Continue reading Things I want accomplish in 2020

Reading · Writing

Book review: A night on the orient express by Veronica Henry

Rating: 2/5 Genre: Romance/ Historical fiction Plot: For one group of passengers settling in to their seats and taking their first sips of champagne, the journey from London to Venice is more than the trip of a lifetime. A mysterious errand; a promise made to a dying friend; an unexpected proposal; a secret reaching back… Continue reading Book review: A night on the orient express by Veronica Henry

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Self care: Pamper day + Christmas message

Today my beautiful friend Mel assisted me with an impromptu and pamper session so I am ready for Christmas. First of all she helped me brush and floss my teeth. With my cerebral palsy I find this quite difficult as I cannot rotate the toothbrush very well and often miss the plaque on my back… Continue reading Self care: Pamper day + Christmas message

christmas · Disablility · Writing

Coping with pain with Christmas coming up

Coincidentally my pain has flared up after my bath this morning so, I thought you might need to hear this if you're going through the same thing right now. It's not your fault, you cannot feel guilty that you are in pain. You cannot help it. Prevention is better than cure, please take your medication… Continue reading Coping with pain with Christmas coming up

Disablility · Writing

Pain management appointment last week

Dear readers, Last week I went and saw the pain management team to see what my options are regarding my chronic pain. Safe to say it didn't go well. Firstly she reckons I was fine in my baclofen trial three years ago and can't remember myself being violent, angry and having dark thoughts. She then… Continue reading Pain management appointment last week

Looking after you. · Motivation and Looking After You · Writing

Mental Health: Gratitude list

I'm grateful for my family and friends who continue to pick myself up when I stumble I am grateful for my free health care and whilst the doctors don't always understand what I'm going through, they are trying the best to help me manage my chronic pain. I'm grateful for the ability and opportunity to… Continue reading Mental Health: Gratitude list

christmas · Looking after you. · Motivation and Looking After You · Writing

December self care reminders/Ideas for optimal festive fun

Whilst this is known to be the most magical time of the year it is also stressful. So here's some self care reminders. Work out your total budgets for presents/decorations after you've paid all your monthly bills. Perhaps you could agree that you concentrate on gifts for the children rather than the adults in your… Continue reading December self care reminders/Ideas for optimal festive fun

Entertainment · Writing

Reasons why One Day at a time should not have been cancelled

Even the older generation can change their opinion of something if they really want to and adapt to the times Shows that not all families are nuclear It normalised anxiety, depression & PTSD Has strong female lead Reflects the LGBTQ equality act and discriminations they still face. It highlighted that Sobriety isn't always easy That… Continue reading Reasons why One Day at a time should not have been cancelled