Where I’ve been – Life update.

I last posted back in August 2019, I didn’t realise it had been so long. A lot has changed since then. Medically I am now seeing a new dermatologist (Skin specialist) that has started to do wonders for my immune condition and my leg ulcer. [ Quick recap – I’ve had a large leg ulcer…

Horizon play centre review

‘Mum, mum, mum I’m bored’   ‘Mum we want to go out’ Please tell me I am not the only parent to have heard this through the summer break! I decided enough was enough and promised the kids we would go out the next day. I wasn’t sure where or what we were going to do…

Our Summer holiday plan

My children are so excited to be on summer break, they love having the freedom of not setting alarms and not having to put a uniform on everyday. They love having the freedom to do whatever they want to. HOWEVER… …That will only last for the first week of the holiday and then they will…

Parenting with a chronic illness

Parenting is hard, even when you don’t have a chronic illness. There are many ups and downs when it comes to parenting. It is very much a learning curve and with every child you have the curve gets bigger as there are many more things you will learn. When you have a chronic (long term) …

Bringing back the 20-Minute Dash

Have you heard of the craze on YouTube called ‘The power hour’? This is what I’ve based the 20-Minute dash on. The power hour is where you make a list of jobs you think you can get done in that hour, turn off all distractions such as TV  and put you phone to the side….

Social media: You only see what people want you to see!

  It’s so easy to get caught up with what you see on social media. One of the social platforms that causes people to second guess themselves or think that they are not enough is Instagram. Social media is a great place to get ideas and connect with people but also it’s a place that…

Our 6am club

Leading up to my childrens last school half term I had noticed my mornings had become more manic and really unorganised. we were losing thing, shouting at each other and only just getting out the door on time. I had two weeks of the children being off school to really think about what was going…

Suffering for a day out with my children.

When you suffer with chronic pain, you can’t pick and choose when is the best time to hurt the most. It is there all the time. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Now being a parent with chronic pain is whole different ball game because you can’t rest when your body tells you…

Finally I know! Leg ulcer diagnosed.

I’ve had leg ulcers for five years with little to no improvement, over the years they have just got bigger and bigger. I Started with one small ulcer which grew rapidly over the next year. Once it got to a certain size it stopped growing and stayed that size for three years. I then developed…

My CBD mission

CBD oil is well-known for its medicinal benefits, a lot of chronic pain sufferers use CBD oil to help with pain, however it has so many other health benefits. I first started using CBD oil about a year ago, in the form of tincture drops. You drop a certain amount under your tongue and wait…