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Project GTF (MInd, Body and Soul)/Project GTF (MInd, Body and Soul)

Project GTF-September Goals

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Project GTF-September Goals

Well here we are at the end of August already. The month has flown by, with lots of exciting things happening. It has probably been a little too hectic but sometimes we all struggle with how to get the balance right! What has perhaps taken a back-seat is my health goals, for various reasons. So my mind has turned to the month ahead. Energy flows where attention goes. So I am focusing my energy on Project GTF, and how to ensure September is a month to retrain my brain and simply shine!

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Wellbeing Wednesday/Wellbeing Wednesday

Wellbeing and Woes

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Wellbeing and Woes

I haven’t provided an update on my wellbeing for a little while. Maybe that’s because I have been feeling a little lost with it. Maybe even despondant. Dealing with a chronic illness with unpredictable symptoms is not easy. But what doesn’t kill us makes us stronger, yes? So what has been going on? What have I been doing for my wellbeing and is it okay?

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Tips and Tricks

This is how I explain my Invisible Illness

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This is how I explain my Invisible Illness

This post was updated on 27/07/18

Invisible disability, or hidden disability, is defined as disabilities that are not immediately apparent. Although the disability creates a challenge for the person who has it, the reality of the disability can be difficult for others to recognise or acknowledge. Others may not understand the cause of the problem, if they cannot see evidence of it in a visible way. This can make it tricky for those of us who live with a chronic illness.

My symptoms vary in severity from week to week, day to day or even per hour sometimes. I find that really frustrating when I don’t know how much I can do in a day etc, however I am very aware that someone might look at me, think I look healthy and not understand why I say I can’t drive, make an arrangement or have to leave early. Knowledge is power as they say, so I thought it would be useful to write about how I explain my invisible illness.

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The Journey

The answer to my weird and wonderful symptoms

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The answer to my weird and wonderful symptoms

Retrain Brain and Simply-Shine - The Answer to the Symptoms

This post was updated on 24/03/18

This is the next instalment in my The Journey section. To read the previous posts, click here.

Monday 29th April 2013- That’s a date that will remain in my memory for a long time.

The day of my neurologist appointment. First of all, as strange as this might sound, I was lucky to get this far so quickly. There are so many people who have weird and wonderful symptoms as I called them, that push to see a specialist but get no where. I know what it is like to have a GP who doesn’t understand. Who has no answer for the symptoms and so makes suggestions only for them not to work. From January to March 2013 I went back and forth to the GP. For other people reading this who have been through something similar, I know that 3 months is a relatively short length of time and for that I am very lucky.

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Modern Day/Wellbeing Wednesday

How to Feel Good in Feb with FND

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How to Feel Good in Feb with FND

Retrain Brain and Simply-Shine - Hello February

This post was updated on 24/03/18

Towards the end of the month, typically on the last Wednesday, I sit with no distractions and focus on my monthly goals in relation to well-being; I have a review and look to the month ahead to see what I might want to aim for. I think this is so important. If you don’t stop every now and again to take stock, how do you know you are focusing on the right things. There is no doubt that being healthy has always been important to me and it has now become a keen interest and passion.

In a previous blog post, which you can read here, I explained that I have expanded the dimensions I look at. I’ve included headings the areas I will focus on as well as a little explanation/further detail.

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