Health and Disability · Invisible illnesses

The realities of life with chronic pain and chronic fatigue.

I have ME/CFS, PBC and fibromyalgia, these are all invisible health conditions that have both visible and invisible implications to my day to day life through the symptoms of chronic pain and chronic fatigue. These symptoms both sound pretty innocuous, and saying you’re in pain and tired doesn’t really sound like much, so I’d like… Continue reading The realities of life with chronic pain and chronic fatigue.

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Positive experience with my local council!

I’m feeling very impressed with the social care of Gateshead and Sunderland councils today so wanted to tell you about it. About 2 years ago I discovered that local councils run a service to provide equipment and make adaptations to your home to help you manage with disabilities. I contacted Gateshead council and they sent… Continue reading Positive experience with my local council!