World Mental Health Day – October 2017

Tuesday 10th October 2017 marks World Mental Health Day. The link between mental and physical health is often overlooked, if one is struggling usually the other will be impacted in some way. Personally, I found as my physical health worsened depressive thoughts and anxiety increased. Links Between Physical and Mental Health Poor health either mental […]

The Ordinary Skincare – Our New Regime

Six weeks ago I decided that I needed to alter my skincare routine.  For a number of years, I have visited the Spa regularly and treated myself to a monthly facial.  My daily facial skin care routine consisted of cleansing, toning and moisturising. Weekly I would incorporate exfoliation and a facial mask. I started researching options […]

Lady Gaga: Five Foot Two – A Chronically Ill Perspective

In the last Chronic Wednesday post, I wrote about Selena Gomez and Lady Gaga and over the past weekend, I watched Lady Gaga’s documentary on Netflix. Overall, I really enjoyed it but I won’t lie I did skip through some of the parts where she was making music in the studio. I’m not a major Gaga fan […]

Selena Gomez, Lady Gaga and Chronic Illness

Announcements Selena Gomez and Lady Gaga have recently publicised their experiences with chronic illness. Previously, Lady Gaga had stated that she tested borderline positive for Lupus. She has now shared her Fibromyalgia diagnosis. Selena Gomez then shocked the world when announced her kidney transplant due to Lupus complications. It was also beautiful to see that Selena’s […]

Being Mindful with Chronic Illness

If like me you’re the eternal sceptic you will have heard of the term mindful or mindfulness being thrown around and scoffed. I personally felt this was a nonsense hippy trend. Although since being diagnosed with a chronic illness I have decided to be less dismissive and to stop writing things of before I have […]

Chronic Illness & Opiates

Chronic Illness and Opiate Use

What are opiates? Opiates include a variety of drugs ranging from legal drugs such as fentanyl, codeine, and morphine to illegal drugs such as heroin. The one thing they all have in common is the ability to depress or slow down the body’s central nervous system. (https://casapalmera.com/blog/what-drugs-are-opiates/) My experience The “war on opiates” has been […]

L.A. Girl Metal Liquid Lipstick Review

L.A. Girl Metal Liquid Lipstick In this post, I will share my experience with L.A. Girl Metal Liquid Lipstick.  On a recent visit to our local beauty supply store, we discovered these items. As you know I have a real passion for lipsticks.  These Metal Liquid Lipsticks are available in 18-shades. Given the choice available, it took […]

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