STRESS LESS: BEAT THE JANUARY BLUES

Please tell me that I am not the only one who appears to suffer from seasonal affective disorder? When winter starts to close in, the cold weather starts to play havoc with me. My joints start to cease up, my fatigue gets worse and if that wasn’t enough… my skin starts to dry out. But [...]

STRESS LESS: LIVING WITH AN INVISIBLE ILLNESS

On the 1st September 2019 I published my open letter to Crohn’s Disease. This is a piece that I am incredibly proud of because it was the first time, in 14 years, that I felt able to articulate this journey. Give it a read if you haven’t already. I may have a diagnosis of Crohn’s [...]

AN OPEN LETTER TO CROHN’S DISEASE

Dear Crohn’s Disease, I know that you know I’m an adrenaline junkie, that I like roller coasters or throwing myself out of planes (skydiving). But there is only one type of roller coaster I like. That is the type with tracks built on steel pillars, strapped into a cart that races fast, through loops and [...]