How I exercise with a chronic illness

How I exercise with a chronic illness

I'm often asked on social media how I manage to exercise so much with my ME and Fibromyalgia - so I thought I'd write a  blog post with all the things that help me. Of course, everyone is different so not all of these tips may work for you but I'm really loving being more active within the chronic illness community! 

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How to be a super-influencer: secrets from the Cosmopolitan Self Made Summit

How to be a super-influencer: secrets from the Cosmopolitan Self Made Summit

What do me, Alice Liveing and Where's Mollie have in common? We all attended the Cosmopolitan Self Made Summit! This post is filled with my key takeaways from the day, organised into three bitesized categories - 'how to grow your Instagram following', 'how to work with brands' and 'how to cope mentally'. I really hope you enjoy, and if you have any tips you'd like to add then please leave a comment!

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Treat yo'self 2018

Treat yo'self 2018

I'm a big believer in self-love and often think that we should spoil ourselves a lot more. February has been a bit of a rubbish month for me so I've been treating myself A LOT! I thought I'd share with you all some of my favourite things that I've bought, or received, that would be perfect if you're in the mood to treat yourself too!

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What I REALLY listen to at the gym

What I REALLY listen to at the gym

I listen to an odd selection of music at the gym and I thought it would be funny to share it with you guys! From musicals to rock to pop, I have a real mix of genres and tastes when I'm working out and will often be in HMV looking for new tracks to add to my collection. I hope you guys are ready for this - don't judge!!

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Am I disabled?

Am I disabled?

I remember seeing a clip of Ricky Gervais using M.E as part of his stand up comedy act... "Oh no, M.E, that's the one where 'I don't feel like going to work today'", he says, miming calling in sick and pretending to go back to sleep. How can I identify as disabled, when many people still don't recognise the seriousness of my condition as they do others?

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Starting a new exercise routine with New Look

Starting a new exercise routine with New Look

I'm now out of my brace (and into some hot-pink tape!) and able to exercise again. What's more motivating than new gym gear? Nothing! So when New Look got in touch with the chance to try out some of their new sportswear collection, I jumped at the chance! (At least, I would have if I could jump right now!)

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