It’s ok!

So it's three weeks into the new academic year and I still haven't stepped foot into a school, but that is ok! As I mentioned earlier in the summer, I recently made the difficult decision to leave my full time job to focus on my health and that is exactly what I've been doing. I [...]

Putting yourself first!

So over the last few months I have had to make some big life decisions and finally I have begun to put myself first and left my full time job. If you haven't read my blog before I will give you a brief overview of the past few years. I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia in [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Summer holidays 

My summer holidays are drawing to a close and despite my best intentions I still have a mountain of work to do to give me the best head start on the new year. I always find the summer hard as I want to have fun, spend time with family and friends and rest and recover [...]

Day 4- Favourite blogs

Today's post is all about the bogs I currently read and I have decided to list my top 5 favourite bogs of the moment. I read lots of blogs about chronic illness and life style but these are the blogs I currently read the most. Two Rooms Plus Utilities - This blog is about chronic illnesses [...]

Why?? 

Why is it that even when you are so tired you can't keep your eyes open one minute, do you then suddenly become unable to sleep when you go to bed? Today has been a long day. We had a circus themed day at school with acrobats, clowns, storytellers and an artist; it was fantastic, [...]

New Beginnings

I thought that I would start my first ever blog with a post about me and why I have decided to start writing. I am a 25 year old full time teacher, who suffers from a chronic pain condition called Fibromyalgia. I have decided to start this blog to help family, friends, colleagues and others [...]