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Bullet Journal Helpful For People With Chronic Illness

A girl lying on her bed, writing in her jouornal. TItle reads: bullet journal helpful for people with chronic illness

If you've been hanging out on Pinterest, YouTube or Instagram, you might have heard about the ​Bullet Journal, but ​what you might not know is that a Bullet Journal is quite helpful for people with chronic illness. 

If you are anything like me, you collect lovely journals and have a stack of them just waiting to be used. You never know when the need will arise to use a notebook, but when that moment comes, you'll be ready! 

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Bullet Journal Layout, July 2017: New Month, New Schedule, New Goals!

A journal on the table, featuring a cover page for July with an under the sea theme featuring coral and seaweed. Title reads: New Month, New Schedule, New Goals. Bullet Journal.

I discovered the bullet journal craze in 2016 while I was looking for a way to track my symptoms, medications, activity levels and appointments.

Brain fog makes keeping on top of things quite difficult and I've always enjoyed the idea of keeping a journal, in fact I collect notebooks and paper because I always imagine all the use I could get out if them.

Bullet journals in particular are very versatile and personalisable which is perfect since we all have different needs.

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Knitting: Bianca Scarf In Autumn Colours

Char wearing a knitted scarf she made. It's black with autumn colour speckles. TItle reads: Knitting project 2, Bianca scarf in autumn colours

​I've completed my second knitting project! So pleased with this one. ​It was so much fun knitting it too. It's ​a kit called "Bianca" ​in such rich Autumn colours. I completed it last night and this morning, once my headache subsided, I added the fringe. Between the dozing off, that is.

Terrible flare this past week, absolutely floored. Muscle pain all over, exhaustion, headaches, joint pains, and this overpowering sleepiness (different to the exhaustion) - all more than usual. But it's done!

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