Join the movement – It’s Time For Unrest

Unrest Review: Jen was diagnosed with ‘conversion disorder’ originally and then later, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Rather than just sit and worry about her condition, Jen started filming and documenting all her symptoms, because she believed that “someone should see this.”

Unrest is the result of these documentations.

Medical Mystery Musings – Patience & Purpose

Recently, I have been lacking a little bit in creative content and having quite a few pain flare ups and brain fog. Something I know you will all understand! Unfortunately, this has meant my blog has become a little neglected and I haven’t had the time to write the content I want. This is whyRead more

Liebster Award Nomination

Thank you so much to Brea Stewart, The Thyroid Damsel has been nominated for the Liebster award! YAY!  The Liebster Award is an internet based award given to bloggers by other bloggers as a way to promote each other and get discovered online. I love this idea, as the blogging community is so great to beRead more

Can you work with a chronic illness?

Can you work and be chronically ill? As a Trainee Dental Nurse (now fully qualified) 2 years ago I was working and training, working 50 + hours a week 6 days a week. After 18 months it took its toll on me. I was constantly tired and getting run down, and I was finding thatRead more

Abandoned by the medical professionals

Abandoned by the medics Since being diagnosed with Graves Disease (hyperthyroidism) I have been personally looking at the reasons why so many people I have spoken to seem to have one autoimmune disease, and then boom, another one, then another. There doesn’t seem to be such a thing as “one autoimmune disease”. Then whilst watchingRead more

Does Homeopathy & Natural Medicine work?

Does Homeopathy Work? I have now given up with standard medication, to be honest. I still take my levothyroxine don’t get me wrong because I know how dangerous it would be for me to stop taking my medications. However! … Since November 2014, I have had my thyroid totally removed, and my gallbladder removed,  frankly,Read more

What Happens at A Short Synacthen Test – And What is it?

What Happens at A Short Synacthen Test – And What is it? Today, after a few weeks wait I am having a short synacthen test (SST). Some Spoonies out there might already know what this is, but for the uninformed like me, this is what it is.   A short synacthen test is given toRead more

Chronic Illness Bloggers – Blogger Of The Week

I am so honored to have been picked as ‘Blogger Of The Week’ on Chronic Illness Bloggers! This is such an amazing feeling and shows that this blog is doing what it was designed to do. Getting the word out and spreading awareness! Here is my full interview! Blogger of the Week: Lucy at ‘TheRead more