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The Dreaded Relapse

So I haven’t blogged in a while. Why?... Because I faced the dreaded relapse. I didn’t feel comfortable or well enough to blog during this time – I like to keep my blog as positive as possible. On reflection, this seems ridiculous. How can I spread full awareness of my story with the debilitating conditions,… Continue reading The Dreaded Relapse

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Guest Entries · Ketogenic Diet

GUEST ENTRY: Personal trainer, Garry Langler, talks ‘Sugar, Insulin and Diabetes’.

 When I first became ill with Pernicious Anaemia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia, I binged on sugary foods to provide me with a quick fix – a slight lift in energy for a short period of time (Read 'My Story' and 'Me and the Ketogenic Diet' to find out more). But then I would crash… Continue reading GUEST ENTRY: Personal trainer, Garry Langler, talks ‘Sugar, Insulin and Diabetes’.

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Amy with chronic illness vs Amy the Occupational Therapist: Round 1

If only I received a pound every time someone said to me “but you’re an Occupational Therapist, can you not OT yourself?” The answer to that question: it's harder than you think. As mentioned in my previous post, 'My Story', I am so passionate about occupational therapy but why was it so difficult to practice what… Continue reading Amy with chronic illness vs Amy the Occupational Therapist: Round 1

Ketogenic Diet

A first glimpse into what I eat on the Ketogenic Diet

Part 1 of a 4 part series 'Me and the Ketogenic Diet' I can honestly say that I LOVE everything I eat. The Ketogenic Diet has been so easy for me to follow and stick to. A general rule of thumb for following the diet is: Avoid ready meals, low fat products, sugary treats and starchy… Continue reading A first glimpse into what I eat on the Ketogenic Diet