What the 10-year Facebook photo challenge showed me

What has the 10 year Facebook photo challenge showed me? Well I don't look at this photo and think about the wrinkles or how much older I look, I think about what the last decade of living in constant pain has shown me.

Changes to codeine availability

In Australia recent changes brought in by the government see chronic pain sufferers unable to access codeine without a prescription. Whilst the government is doing this to try and combat the risk of overdoses and abuse of the previously over the counter medication it is in fact disadvantaging those with chronic illness who rely on …

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Why we shouldn’t underestimate our children’s resilience

Today was a bad day, one of those days that creeps up and hits you and everything sucks. Everything is harder than it should be and emotionally I was tapped out. I braved school pick up and tried to keep my composure until are friend asked if I was ok, I wasn’t. I burst into …

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I’m the mum who rocks up with wet hair

I am the mum who rocks up to a kid’s party with damp hair.

Yep that’s me, the mum who hates being late but somehow in getting everyone else sorted I never have enough time to make sure I am ready. Well that and the fact I barely have enough spoons to make it to a kid’s party let alone blow dry my hair and look like one of those television mums with perfect hair and makeup.