Do the lazy thing and get all my updates delivered straight to your inbox!

The Balance Conundrum

1034-e1438446065275

I’ve been increasingly delighted to see more and more bloggers and Instagrammers that I admire moving away from obsessive and faddy ways of talking about diet and lifestyle and towards a more balanced approach. It’s so important that those of us who do choose to share online do so honestly. And while (understandably and for […]

Continue Reading…

11 Comments

How Being Honest Changed Everything

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES

I spent my entire life hiding the fact that I was ill. I probably didn’t do it all that well. But I tried. So so hard. I’m not sure if part of the reason was that I didn’t get diagnosed with EDS until I was 21 and so I never had a name to put […]

Continue Reading…

7 Comments

On Body Image & Chronic illness

DeathtoStock_Clementine9-e1436890558520

I think the only time I ever looked in the mirror and was happy with what I saw was after my body stopped digesting and tolerating food for several months. That probably says more about my own self-image and societally impacted opinion of “how a woman should look”, but bear with me. I’ve been putting […]

Continue Reading…

18 Comments

Why I Set Myself Weekly Challenges

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES

Being ill is hard. Like, really hard. I don’t mean to harp on about it and I don’t want people to feel sorry for me, but that’s just a fact. Just existing can be a struggle, especially when you’ve got symptoms that give you the body of an eighty year old with congestive heart failure […]

Continue Reading…

6 Comments

A Fresh Start, Lessons Learned & Some Changes

Sharing my health and food explorations online has been a particularly interesting experiment, not least seeing how the Wellness industry has exploded over the last year or so. As I’ve mentioned many times before, I never really thought that anybody would follow my Instagram account or be interested in my blog. The Instagram was a […]

Continue Reading…

4 Comments

1 4 5 6 7 8