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A 'good' day: seizures & bipolar disorder

A really important post from my other blog.

In it I talk about the stigma against mental illness and invisible illnesses. I’m too tired to write it out again or word it differently, so here’s a link ;)


Being visible - Hate crimes and invisible disabilities 

My invisible illness became visible when I started using my walking stick and I still might not “look sick” but there’s something there that makes people stop and think. 1,244 more words

Health And Disability

Beauty In The Fragile Fighter 

There is beauty in the courage of the fragile fighter. Those that persevere, despite all they’ve been through.

Yesterday and today I’ve been getting emails from two women who have been diagnosed with CRPS and don’t know what to do.

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World mental health day

World mental health day doesn’t just stop at the title, mental health can be an underlying issue to other illnesses.

I know for myself this is definitely the case. 55 more words


My journey with my mental health, and some tips I've picked up along the way.

As it’s World Mental Health day on 10th October I thought I’d share my journey with mental illness with you.

I’ve suffered with depression on and off since I was a teenager which has been closely linked to my physical health problems and long periods of high stress. 2,042 more words

Health And Disability

Meal hacks for living with chronic illness

I’m not going to talk about how to eat for your health, to heal yourself through food or supplements. I want to talk about the day to day realities of trying to feed yourself when you have a chronic illness and are limited due to fatigue and pain. 1,138 more words

Health And Disability

A Letter To The World 

Dear World,

My name is Margaret Twitty and I am a 24 year old suffering with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/ Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy also called (CRPS/RSD). 1,085 more words