Well so far so good on my weight loss journey but it’s only been 10 days. I always find at the start I do well and lose weight easy but after the first 5-6kgs it starts getting harder so only time will tell. So far I’ve replaced breakfast with a healthy mummy shake so I’mContinue reading “Chronic illness and weight loss”
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My 15kg weight loss challenge
Hi my lovely followers. Apologies I have been MIA for a while!!! Unfortunately we have recently lost our baby after being really unwell during pregnancy. This is what has started this goal and to keep me accountable and help others on a mission to lose weight I will be blogging my weekly achievements. Due toContinue reading “My 15kg weight loss challenge”
Seeing a new specialist when chronically ill
I thought I would make a post about preparing to see a new specialist. It’s an emotional experience, the hope, the wonder, the excitement and fear. The mental preparation of trying to create a balance of hope and anxiety of having them not listen once again. The best advice I can give in this areaContinue reading “Seeing a new specialist when chronically ill”
My heavy heart – A poem from the conflicted.
My heart so heavy, such a tangled web inside.For so many reasons..yet I still don’t understand why?I know what’s going on in my mind, yet my heart… no clue!It’s the reason why I lay awake, I don’t know what else to do!So many questions, so many unknowns to tick!Like why so insecure, why so sick?MyContinue reading “My heavy heart – A poem from the conflicted.”
What exhaustion feels like when chronically ill!
I remember when I used to finish a 12-15hr day at work and come home feeling to exhausted to make dinner so would chill and watch TV and order take out… that’s what I thought exhausted was, I was wrong! Now I have good days and bad days and on my bad days the exhaustionContinue reading “What exhaustion feels like when chronically ill!”
Dealing with stress with chronic illness
Stress can wreck havoc on anyone’s body at any stage healthy or not, it’s just what it does and so many doctors do just jump on it as a diagnosis as I’ve previously written about. But today I wanted to write how it affects someone with Chronic illnesses. Currently someone from my past has comeContinue reading “Dealing with stress with chronic illness”
Invisibly ill poem
Outside I may look all pretty, outside I may look calm But on the outside you can’t see my own body causing me harm Outside I look happy, on the outside I hold a smile But on the inside it feels like I’ve just run a mile My heart is always racing and going wayContinue reading “Invisibly ill poem”
Chronic illness, the constant battle against yourself!
I remember getting an ordinary cold before all this and feeling like I was on deaths door and how I missed being able to breath or smell properly… and that was only after a few days! I would never of and could never of imagined life changing so much that a cold would seem likeContinue reading “Chronic illness, the constant battle against yourself!”
What I wish my Doctor would of told me!
I often look back on how everything went from so good to when it all went down hill and how I wish I had been told what life was going to be! I wish I was told that having one condition of the autoimmune nature would mean that there was a good chance it wasn’tContinue reading “What I wish my Doctor would of told me!”
THE ISOLATION FROM CHRONIC ILLNESS
One of the many parts of living with a chronic illness, is the isolation. Although it’s not something we want, it’s just another thing this wicked illness does to us, it takes away our energy, our strength and our health when we need it most. Plans made weeks in advance end up canceled as weContinue reading “THE ISOLATION FROM CHRONIC ILLNESS”