10 Tips for the Chronically Ill Student

Being a student is hard. There I said it! But do you know what makes it harder? Being a student with a chronic illness. That is so challenging, that unless you’ve actually experienced it, you really couldn’t understand what it is like. Continue reading “10 Tips for the Chronically Ill Student”

Outside Looking In: Introduction

If you’ve seen any of my tweets or snapchats recently, you will know that I’ve been planning a little project for the blog, and I’m pleased to say that I can now reveal what that is! Continue reading “Outside Looking In: Introduction”

Blogging in Bed

Hello everyone! This post isn’t a regular post; it’s more just a few updates about my little Blogging in Bed community!

For those of you who don’t know, I’ve had a Facebook group since the middle of last year as an online support group for chronic illness bloggers and that has been steadily growing, along with the group Pinterest board that goes with it.

But last week I’ve been feeling particularly motivated to take things to the next level and grow this little community even more, so I’ve created a Twitter profile for it! Continue reading “Blogging in Bed”

5 Tips to Help with Anxiety

I’ve suffered from anxiety and panic attacks for as long as I’ve been diagnosed with ME/CFS, but before that it wasn’t really something that I had experienced.

The reason I’m writing this post now is because this has been playing on my mind a lot this week. For Uni, I have two presentations that I have to do in a few weeks; one, a 15 minute presentation to do on my own, and the other a 10 minute presentation in pairs.

I can already feel myself getting anxious about these, but not only that, also about the fact that it would not be impossible for me to have a panic attack before, during or after the presentation, which is causing me to feel more anxious and it just goes on. The more anxious I feel, the more likely it is that I will have a panic attack, and because I’m feeling anxious about having the panic attack, it’s increasing the chances that I will have one – does that make sense? Continue reading “5 Tips to Help with Anxiety”

Behind That Smile

I thought I would start this year with a fairly personal post… I know I’ve already done that in a way with Hello 2017 but this time I’m going to be really quite honest, not just with you, but with myself as well. Continue reading “Behind That Smile”

Hello 2017!

While many people are saying goodbye to 2016, I am saying HELLO to 2017. Next year is going to be my year. I am full of hope and motivation. I’m full of new goals and ideas. But most of all, I’m full of optimism.

I’m not going to start the new year sad that the previous year has ended. I’m not going to get down an upset about those goals that I didn’t achieve, or those ideas I didn’t follow through. I’m going to start the year afresh, with new goals and ideas, and a new bundle of motivation.

Continue reading “Hello 2017!”