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Health-ier Victoria Sponge Cake – free from white sugar and white flour

I am trying really hard to reduce my intake of white sugar mainly because I have found it really aggravates my symptoms, and I am also trying to avoid gluten as much as possible to help heal my digestive system, so  I have been looking for cake recipes that are low in refined sugar and… Continue reading Health-ier Victoria Sponge Cake – free from white sugar and white flour

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Note to Self – the Lessons I learnt in 2017

As the New Year started I spent some time in January reflecting on what I had learnt in 2017 about managing my chronic health problem.  Here are the main things that I found had the biggest positive impact on my life last year – helping me live better despite a chronic ill-health.   Seek friendship… Continue reading Note to Self – the Lessons I learnt in 2017

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Goal-setting with chronic illness

One of the goals I set for myself at the beginning of 2017 was to set-up a blog so I could talk about the challenges of chronic illness. I wanted to do this because I felt like having a regular writing habit and an outlet where I could reflect on the challenges I was experiencing would help me find better ways of coping. Plus I am a creative person and like to find ways of expressing myself.