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 […]

Living A Normal Life with Chronic Illness

I started a series on this for my Youtube Channel and I know I mentioned in another Chronic Wednesday post that “life may be different but it’s not over”. For me, I have adapted my routine to still include all the things I love to do, allowing me to live a normal life despite having a chronic […]

strength training

At Home Strength Training Routine

As you know when Fizzstah was diagnosed with “Mixed Connective Tissue Disease” a couple of years ago. In order to become fitter, healthier and stronger we made a number of lifestyle changes – altering our diet; opting for healthier meal options and implementing reduced fat cooking styles. We also looked at options to build fitness […]

What Life with a Chronic Illness has Taught Me

Life with a Chronic Illness So it’s Chronic Wednesday and I have been thinking about writing this post for a while. It was inspired by hashtag I saw on Twitter and it  got me thinking about my life with a chronic illness and the lessons I have learned. Most People Just Won’t Get It The sad […]

Father's Day

Why Father’s Day is About More Than Just Dads

When Mother’s and Father’s Day come around it’s easy to forget about all the other significant role models who deserve to be celebrated. It’s often said, “it takes a village” when referring to child-rearing so it’s important not to forget all those others in the tribe who made you the person who you are today. […]

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