Makeup Geek Eyeshadow Swatches

I've been really struggling to post lately; even my weekly Sunday beauty post has fallen by the wayside. I'm going through one of those phases in my Chronic Life when I have zero energy left; the constant battle with the pain is wearing me down. The pain itself is also particularly severe and persistent, even… Continue reading Makeup Geek Eyeshadow Swatches

Body Shop Shea Body Scrub

I love a good body scrub. They help me to feel squeaky clean after hours/days stranded in bed by my broken brain. So when Body Shop had one of their 40% off everything sales (including items that were already discounted, yay!) I took the opportunity to stock up on a few essentials, including the Shea… Continue reading Body Shop Shea Body Scrub

Everybody’s An Expert on Migraine

As ever with the Chronic Life series, this post is made up of my opinions based on my experiences of living with Chronic Migraine and now, it turns out, Chiari. Some days I feel positive, so days I rant & some days I fall silent altogether. This post may be a little on the ranty… Continue reading Everybody’s An Expert on Migraine

Chronic Life: Making Medical Appointments Work for You

Like many other spoonies around the world, I have attended a vast number of medical appointments in my life so far. But it was only before my first meeting with a particular Neurosurgeon recently (to make a plan re. my Chiari Malformation) that I consciously paused to consider what I needed to do to make… Continue reading Chronic Life: Making Medical Appointments Work for You

Tablets, Sprays and Injections – Oh My!

This post outlines my thoughts and experience re. medication delivery methods as a life long Chronic Migraine warrior; I'm not a medical expert! Obviously, all concerns and ideas re. medication should be discussed with your GP/Specialist. A few members of my Migraine/Chronic Pain Warriors FB group are relatively new to the Chronic Life, so with… Continue reading Tablets, Sprays and Injections – Oh My!

£2.30 Sheer Lip Pick-Me-Up

You might not think that there's much of a connection between living with chronic pain/illness and the makeup & beauty tastes of the person in question. But in my case, ChronicLife has definitely influenced the kind of products I choose & how I use them. I adore perfectly applied & layered lipliners & matte lipsticks… Continue reading £2.30 Sheer Lip Pick-Me-Up