So just one week to go till surgery and the anxiety is building. I think sometimes the lead up us worse, the fear, the stress and the anxiety of what will be.
So it's that time again, surgery time. I have honestly lost track if this is surgery number 46 or 47. But it's a big one. This one is to remove Endometriosis, repair some hernias and adhesion's and potentially remove a mass on the liver.
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.
Self-care is super important and what that means for you is different from the next person, but how we talk to ourselves is equally as important, telling ourselves it’s ok to admit you are tired, it’s ok to be struggling and need a rest or break but that you can do this, you’ve got this, you just need to do it your way and it’s ok to say hey I need help.
Even though you cherish the day you became a parent, some days it’s harder than others. You’re tired of the kicking and screaming, the bargaining and bleating. You wish you could take a break. On those days it helps to hear you’re not alone. Read on to find out what other mums believe the hardest thing about parenting is.
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We are constantly preaching the importance of Self-Care here at Whoa Mumma so when MyDeal.com.au also asked our advice on the topic we jumped at the opportunity to contribute. They gathered some great pieces of advice on the topic from a variety of sources, to read this piece called '5 Ways Mums Can Practice Self-Care'
Everyone deserves the chance to thrive and not just survive and not just live in a state of ‘existence’ regardless of whether you suffer from a chronic illness or pain. You may not be able to affect your illness or condition, but there are lots of things you can do to improve the quality of your life and get the most out of it by employing some simple changes.
Christmas can be one of the most joyous and happy times of the year, especially when you have children. The family traditions, the fun, colour, activities, delicious food and excitement of Santa coming and giving special gifts to those you love. But it can also be one of the hardest times of the year for those suffering from chronic health issue