I’ve been doing some research lately for the speech that I’m doing next week at the WI and I saw this article on the ME association website about a book called Cure, by Jo Marchant and wanted to share it. The extract in the article is about a lady called Samantha Miller who suffers with… Continue reading All in the mind?
I’ve got a page for reviews and my plan was to post book, film, theatre and restaurant reviews regularly which I haven’t done 😬 but I’ve made a new commitment to myself this week to get more info out to you lovely followers and I’ve decided to get back to my reviews, so that if… Continue reading Deadpool Review
I have been thinking about how I’ve got to where it am in terms of my health recently as I’ve been writing a speech to deliver to the local WI group about the story of my life, health and how I manage. This has led me to these thoughts: 1 – The first thing I… Continue reading The 10 things I wish someone had told me when I got sick
So this is me on a pretty bad day, not the worst, but getting there! (I have no idea what is going on with the droopy eye lid, not a good sign) but this is me. No make up, on the sofa, exhausted and in pain so bad my clothes are hurting me. No cat… Continue reading A bad day
I was told by someone a few months ago “not to label myself” and reading an article today has brought the question up again in my mind. Do I want to be labelled as a disabled person? When I first got ill I would never have described myself as disabled, but I wasn’t “that ill”… Continue reading To label or not to label?
I hear so many stories of people struggling to get doctors appointments, not being taken seriously, fighting for medications and referrals, having to ring up every morning and still not get seen. I’m sorry to say this, but my doctors are brilliant. I’ve been with the same practise my entire life and they fully understand… Continue reading Doctors