Tabitha. 22 (Currently Undiagnosed)

This is a place of positivity, support, and understanding for those living with an invisible illness. I hope to help you find the strength to keep fighting your chronic illness & I hope that I can bring a little joy to your day. Email me anytime at chronicallyoptimistic@live.com (:

Cheers to the miles it took to get here!




Do you read The Pillow Fort Magazine?
It’s the only magazine for, and by, positive young people living with chronic illness!
The Thriving Issue is out now - available in handy PDF format for only £3!
Get your copy here!
Want a sneak peak before parting with your money? Get a free sampler made up of 9 pieces from the first 4 issues here.
Please share widely. This magazine is really taking off and I really want The Pillow Fort to be a positive and understanding hub for young people with chronic illness! 

Do you read The Pillow Fort Magazine?

It’s the only magazine for, and by, positive young people living with chronic illness!

The Thriving Issue is out now - available in handy PDF format for only £3!

Get your copy here!

Want a sneak peak before parting with your money? Get a free sampler made up of 9 pieces from the first 4 issues here.

Please share widely. This magazine is really taking off and I really want The Pillow Fort to be a positive and understanding hub for young people with chronic illness! 


There are always little things that you can do to bring some happiness into your day :)

There are always little things that you can do to bring some happiness into your day :)

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Feeling overwhelmed? That’s completely normal and you’re not alone ♥ Just try to take things one day at a time. Still too overwhelmed? Take things hour-by-hour or minute-by-minute. Try not to stress yourself out about how you might be feeling tomorrow or the next day or next week or in a couple of weeks. You’ll never know until you get there (:

Feeling overwhelmed? That’s completely normal and you’re not alone ♥ Just try to take things one day at a time. Still too overwhelmed? Take things hour-by-hour or minute-by-minute. Try not to stress yourself out about how you might be feeling tomorrow or the next day or next week or in a couple of weeks. You’ll never know until you get there (:

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2014 can be YOUR year to feel better (: Don’t give up, because you don’t know what lies ahead - it will likely be amazing and you won’t want to miss it!

2014 can be YOUR year to feel better (: Don’t give up, because you don’t know what lies ahead - it will likely be amazing and you won’t want to miss it!

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Sending you all hugs! ♥ Merry Christmas + Happy Holidays all you brave fighters. I wish you happiness and lots of spoons throughout 2014!!

Sending you all hugs! ♥ Merry Christmas + Happy Holidays all you brave fighters. I wish you happiness and lots of spoons throughout 2014!!

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Say it with me, everyone!

Say it with me, everyone!

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