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I can feel it (CFS)

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Gem talks about how she feels about CFS and how it’s been lately. With thanks to my patreons Justmebeingmrsb and also Debbie to become a patreon.com/QuirkyGemsPodcast twitter:@Gemsquirky instagram:@gemsquirky music: https://www.free-stock-music.com


I have some news

Ive talked previously about my PIP application.

It all started in August 2019 when I made the application. I was warned it would likely be refused as most application for anything other than the Big C usually are – to sort the wheat from the chaff as it were. 546 more words

Health Stuff

And so it begins... Tun tun tuuuunnn!!!

Yes that’s right… A second blogpost in one week. It’s a Christmas miracle lol. I thought it would be nice timing though, as I officially start my weight loss journey again today. 616 more words

Weight Loss

Socratic questioning

For a change of pace, I thought I’d share something I’ve had stuck next to my bed for at least the past 12 years. It’s a table of beliefs and socratic questions which challenge those beliefs. 658 more words

Chronic Illness/Disability

Hi there: life update and restarting my weight loss journey

*Removes some cobwebs, whilst cat runs after a spider* Well hello there! I am sure by now you were wondering if this blog was ever going to see another update. 882 more words

Weight Loss

We need better support- here's why

A slightly different post coming at you today. I am actually going to be taking today to talk about chronic illness and young people, concentrating on the support we do (and do not!) get. 861 more words


The guilt of cancelling plans.

One of the things I find most difficult about living with a chronic illness is cancelling social engagements. Before chronic illness I was a very reliable person when it came to making plans and sticking to them. 499 more words