Exciting times are ahead of us. Today something huge has changed on this blog I perceive as my pride and joy.... Here at Stories Can Make Us Fly, we are no longer a .wordpress site!!! Though I have kept my site on wordpress as I personally do love the layout and find it extremely easy… Continue reading To the future
Mental Health. An aspect of health slowly being spoken about more and more (thank goodness). We truly are getting somewhere with the stigma around mental health, but that seems to exclude many aspects of mental health. Although there still a huge stigma around them, people are gradually understanding depression, anxiety, even suicide, but there's one… Continue reading The harm of ‘diagnosing’ Trump (end the stigma around personality disorders)
Gosh. Christmas is over. It's been a chaotic blur of working, sleeping, many cups of coffee and spending unrealistic amounts on my loved ones. But so what? It's Christmas! The New Year is heading our way and it won't be long until retailers stock up on their next occasion's merchandise (Valentines comes to mind). Time… Continue reading Christmas 2017 for me: everything from veganism to working in retail
The guide On twitter, two things have been going around recently; first is the above guide for pain, and second the #MyPainDay diaries tag. Upon request, and being a spoonie blog apt for awareness, I have decided to contribute over here. This above guide is SO important. Many disabled and chronically ill folk play down… Continue reading My Pain Day (Dec week 1)
Hello lovely readers and happy blogmas!!! If you aren't aware of what blogmas is, I'll be posting every day (yes, every single day) in December. I will also be getting involved with other bloggers' blogmas' so if you're doing blogmas, hop in the comments or send me a link over on your twitter and I'll… Continue reading Happy Blogmas! Day 1 2017
As a Scottish girl, nothing fills me with more pride than going home. I've only been back in Renfrewshire's sweet little town of Paisley twice this year, a shocking 1/4 of the amount of times my dad has. It's pretty gutting, too, that I lost my accent a long time ago- 13 years, maybe, but… Continue reading The Yarn bombing project: Mental Health Awareness day
Today marks 69 years since the National Health Service was formed. This is a non-political, solely emotional article about it's importance.
"A vote for the Tories is a vote against me" My name is Lauren Bethany Curr. I am 18 years old. You probably won't know who I am (as I'm 'nobody', as such), and you probably won't care. But you will impact my life significantly. Your vote for the Tories is a vote against people… Continue reading A vote for the Tories is a vote against people like me.
Today, May 12th, is ME awareness day. ME stands for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, which you may also have heard of as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. A lot of people, myself included, like to refer to it as ME rather than CFS as CFS doesn't quite encapture the chronic pain, the real exhaustion and the debilitating nature of… Continue reading ME awareness day