Before continuing to read this article, I strongly encourage you to take a moment to read my previous writings to gain a stronger understanding of my life experiences to this point. I discussed the first time in my life where I was challenged by a chronic autoimmune disease, Ulceritive Colitis in 2003. I also have... Continue Reading →


There's one constant in our everyday lives. At the end of the day we end up in bed. Though that bed may vary depending on a given situation. Typically it will be our own bed, either shared with a partner or simply laying by ourselves. Other times it may be a couch, a chair, a... Continue Reading →

Many years ago I was introduced to the concept of  "Self Grieving", through an article I read authored my a person whom had cancer. As I read through this article I began to see striking similarity to my own experiences. The premise of "Self Grieving" is simply taking time to grieve for aspects of your life you... Continue Reading →

I had many thoughts in my head for what I wanted to discuss in this weeks article. As happens for many, these thoughts disappeared as soon as I was able to sit down to actually formulate my thoughts into words. It may be easy to blame this on my disease or recent stresses of life.... Continue Reading →

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No memory of the day that changed my life

My name is Michelle Munt and this is my story about surviving a brain injury and what I continue to learn about it. This is for other survivors and their loved ones, but also to raise awareness of what can happen to those in an accident. This invisible injury too often goes undiagnosed and it can be difficult to find information about it. I will talk about things that have helped me as I continue to recover and invite others to see if it works for them too.

my oms life

mum, psychologist, researcher & overcoming MS with a new way of living through Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis lifestyle approach (OMS)

Beautifully Raw

Cultivating Wholehearted Living

Pain Pals

My family & friends living with me.....and chronic illness

The Little Cripple That Could

Tales of my journey through chronic illness & pain.

OCD meets MS

The ultimate battle. . .


I am so glad you have chosen to visit my website and I hope you will continue to come back to read more! You will see that I do believe that a positive attitude can make a huge difference! I truly hope that my website will reassure others that they are not alone with their battles; my goal is to help others!


Swimming as hard as I can to stay afloat!

FibroFlutters - Chronic, Invisible and Rare Illness Support / Advice / Advocacy

FibroFlutters - Support Group for people with Fibromyalgia, Chronic Pain, EDS/Hypermobility, Mental health, Chronic fatigue/Me, Rare & others offering friendship, support & advice in Sunderland, NE UK and across the globe

Insideout Ostomy Life

Had your world turned inside out? Me too!

Tripping Through Treacle

Stumbling my way through life with Multiple Sclerosis

Thriving Under Pressure

Positive Psychology & Stress Resilience


Smile! You’re at the best site ever

Sparkle With UC

Leave a Little Sparkle Wherever You Go

Reflection & Renewal

Creative Writing by Mary Pettigrew


Leave a little sparkle wherever you go!