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 youโ€™ve actually experienced it, you really couldnโ€™t understand what it is like. Continue reading “10 Tips for the Chronically Ill Student”

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How It All Began… Life, Love and Loss

In the previous โ€˜How It All Began‘ post I focused on Glandular Fever and starting a new school as a consequence. When I look back on those couple of years I remember pain and misery, but I also have lots of new memories from that time in my life, lessons learned, and all in all, I met new people who very quickly became a big part of my life. One friend I spoke about was Sophie, my best friend from sixth form but the other person I didnโ€™t mention was my boyfriend, Angus. We met at the end of October 2012 and we decided to give things a go on 10th November. 3 and a half years later (nearly!) we are still together, stronger than ever. Continue reading “How It All Began… Life, Love and Loss”