Liebster Award

Thank you to Amy from Blogmoo for nominating me for the Leibster award. I have never been nominated for an award, so this was a big surprise and filled me with joy that someone actually reads and likes my blog.  She has taken the time to read my blog and take an interest in a subject [...]

First Birthday

A year has gone so fast and as I sat wrapping presents for my God Daughters first birthday I thought it would be a good time to reflect. I started this blog in January 2016 after a bad flare, of my fibromyalgia symptoms, which left me  off work for 9 weeks. I started it as [...]

Twitter chats

This is a short post but I wanted to share my new experience with you. I took part in my first Twitter chat this weekend and it was great. I was apprehensive about joining in at first as I hadn't interacted with any of the tweeters other than to like the lead guys profile. It [...]

Epsom salts

*Disclaimer- This post isn't sponsored and is my opinion only. If you have medical queries you should consult your GP. * "Epsom salt is actually magnesium sulfate, a pure, time-tested mineral compound with dozens of uses. We’ve interviewed many people featured on this site — award-winning doctors, best-selling authors, gardening experts, researchers, a two-time Olympian and [...]

Hysterosalpingogram 

This post is only based on my experience/views on my personal infertility journey. I am not a medical professional. Please seek medical advice if you have concerns or questions related to infertility.  This week I had to go and have another fertility test and after reading up on it I was anxious and a little [...]

Chasing trains 

Trains ...  Lay in bed, pain reverberating through my legs, I suddenly realise my life is like chasing a train. I feel like I'm always so close to grabbing hold on jumping on but never quite able to make it. Something always gets in my way just as I'm about to pull my self on [...]

The dreaded cold …

After fighting it for a week and a half the cold/virus/flu thing I had finally defeated me and I had to take time off work. I really didn't want to but my body was refusing to move.  I hate that a cold causes me to become so anxious and fearful, that it makes it harder [...]

Time flies…

I am back! I can't believe how fast the last 6 weeks have gone! I've had hardly anytime to do anything other than work, let alone write, read or relax! I am currently sat watching my sister at her swimming lesson and it has given me time to reflect and think about the last few [...]