A spoonie can denote any individual who suffers from a chronic illness. It is a term that is related to the people who are experiencing some chronic illnesses. The term spoonie derived from an account written by Christine Miserandino titled as The Spoon Theory. Spoonie is a term that really mentions a very central symbol which lets chronic patients to illustrate their ill health and the challenges they deal with to another person. Spoonie theory focuses on describing the issues that a person living with a chronic illness suffers or come across in their daily life. Continue reading “6 Things Only a Spoonie Would Know || Thomas Brown”
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”
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”
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”
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”