• I Attempted Suicide

    Writing about my experiences with ME/CFS is always easier than sharing about my mental health issues. ME feels like something that happened to me and my mental health issues feel like something I caused. Of course, this isn’t true, but for some reason that’s how…

  • New Year Same Old Me

    No I’m still going to be me, not somebody completely different. The size 8 version is not on the horizon, nor is the gold medallist (I was terrible at sports before my health went south). 2018 is all about Growth for me. Over the last…

  • I Was Born to Perform!

    One of my greatest achievements this year is that, after 20 years (!), I performed on stage! I really wish I could capture how momentous this was for me.  From the age of 3 I started to dance, but I’m sure my parents would say…

  • Hi, I’m Leanna!

    My friends have nicknamed me the triple box, because I am Black, I am Female and I am Disabled. Now you can see this as a hindrance or a blessing and to be honest most days I live in the middle. I love my ethnic…