This little #spoonie went to Uni, but this little #spoonie must stay home.

In my last post I noted that what worried me, and my medical team, most about my returning to university after 25 years was how my hypotension, migraine, osteoarthritis and CFS/ME* would respond to the physicality of getting in to Uni. I also said that I had plans and solutions for everything I could imagine … Continue reading This little #spoonie went to Uni, but this little #spoonie must stay home.

Menu planning through brain fog.

Talking to my naturopath, Natasha (@bmcomphealth on Instagram 😊) is so inspiring! After our phone-session, this afternoon, I had an idea for tackling #menuplanning with #spoonie #brainfog (which isn’t bad, today, obviously) Thought I’d share in case it’s of use to anyone.With inspiration from childhood mix-and-match books, I’ve taken an A5  spiral bound @whitelinespaper notebook … Continue reading Menu planning through brain fog.

Ingredients delivery services aren’t just for those who can’t cook… they’re for those who can’t think, too!

We have used one ingredients delivery service or another for around a year, now, and I love it for so many reasons.First, it helps my mental health by removing the decision-making requirement of meal planning. When you live with chronic pain, your brain is only up to so many decisions in a day and I'd … Continue reading Ingredients delivery services aren’t just for those who can’t cook… they’re for those who can’t think, too!