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I Tried The New Headspace Pain Management Pack

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Pain sucks. Hard. It’s funny, considering I’ve been in pain for so long, you’d think that I’d be used to it by now. Alas, it doesn’t work like that (bloody body fire alarm), and my pain remains the gift that keeps on giving (and never-ever seems to disappear!) I deal with two types of pain: the chronic […]

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Disabled Access Day: Access at Work for the Chronically Ill


It’s Disabled Access Day weekend, woohoo! On that theme (although a slight tangent, as I am wont to do), I’d like to take a bit of time to share something that’s been on my mind over the last few weeks: how we think about and understand accessibility, specifically in terms of work. Firstly, I’d like to apologise for my lack of […]

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I’m on the BBC Ouch Podcast!

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This week I was delighted to head back to the BBC to record an episode of their disability podcast, BBC Ouch. It has been a couple of years since I last was a guest, and oh boy, have times changed. I was initially invited on to talk about how I was using diet (and let’s […]

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The Cynical “Clean Eating” Backlash


Things have been a bit busy over here recently, so I haven’t been able to spend time writing on my blog. That being said, I have just written something on Instagram that I wanted to save here for posterity. It’s shorter and less detailed than the things I usually write on this blog, but it’s […]

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Exercise, Instagram & Chronic Illness


I tried to swim and caused permanent shoulder problems. I tried to do yoga and I dislocated a rib. I did a HIIT workout and I passed out. Twice. I passed out on a spin bike. Once. I should know better. My body isn’t made to “work out”. It isn’t made to go to a […]

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