Happy New Year!!

Happy New Year If you follow me on Twitter (@A30MinuteLife) you will know that I have had difficulty in writing this New Year post. 4 days ago I sat down at my laptop thinking that I would write something about 2017, its ups and downs. As those of you with Continue Reading

Christmas and chronic illness

Merry Christmas

Christmas is coming Christmas, or any holiday time, is usually a cause of stress for people with chronic illnesses. One thing that we need in life is big changes from our usual routine. This stability creates a balance in our illness. Any deviation in this can lead to unpleasant consequences. Continue Reading

Liebster Award for ‘A 30 Minute Life’ and my nominations

Liebster Award

Liebster Award  Thank you, Jen, from Tripping Through Treacle for your nomination for a Liebster Award. As I have been blogging for such a short amount of time (4.5 months) I still feel like a complete novice, and for someone who I respect to nominate me for this, I am Continue Reading

Finding ‘Purpose’ when you have a Chronic Illness

Purpose

Purpose When you have a chronic illness you can struggle to find a purpose in life. A reason to get up in the morning. If you are well you probably have a job that you go to 5 days a week. This gives you a focus in life. Not everyone Continue Reading

Dizzycast Ep.1 A Daydreaming Dizzy — Dinosaurs, Donkeys and MS

https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?visual=true&url=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F365741486&show_artwork=true&maxwidth=500&maxheight=750&dnt=1 Here’s our very first episode of Dizzycast! 🙂 (which is abit scary but also super exciting!) Please head over to Dizzy’s Dotty Team page where you can find out about Meg, Jen and Robert, who all feature in this episode. Or click on their names to potter over to Continue Reading

Why I always listen

Why you should listen

Why listen? The hardest thing to do when you are suffering is to “Listen”. Your body is sore, uncomfortable. You are tired, fatigued. Stress and anxiety are your constant bedfellows, and depression looms in the near distance. With your mind and body shouting at you constantly, this noise can stop Continue Reading