Medical overload and operation stress!

Having a chronic illness or long term condition usually comes with the need to have many hospital and doctors appointments. You can sometimes get to know the staff so well that they know its you on the phone before you identify yourself, and treat you like a friend when you walk into the surgery etc. … Continue reading Medical overload and operation stress!

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EDS Awareness Month……….and what you need to know about my condition!

May in my EDS world is awareness month. As I've explained to you before I have got a bit of awareness month fatigue, there are so many of them and so many different days. However for me awareness month is how I found out about EDS and how I finally got some of my answers. … Continue reading EDS Awareness Month……….and what you need to know about my condition!

Awareness month and What you need to know about my EDS part 2!!

I decided about half way through my previous post that not only was the post getting incredibly long, but it was also going to make everyone switch off!! 31 questions would be fine if they were really short answers, but they aren't! So I apologise for what might be two really long and tedious posts, … Continue reading Awareness month and What you need to know about my EDS part 2!!

Catheter update and a few crafty want to do’s for this year!!

OK so I know the title probably isn't the biggest draw, and it's rather long!!  As you know,  from my new years posts, I don't make resolutions or set goals so that couldn't be the  title!! I thought however that as I've got a number of crafts I'd like to either master, try or continue … Continue reading Catheter update and a few crafty want to do’s for this year!!

New year’s eve

I've never enjoyed new years celebrations, it's all about looking back and reminiscing about what's happened in the year and looking forward to the next and all that will bring. Unfortunately for me it's always been a long list of things to remind me of all that I don't have and a look forward to … Continue reading New year’s eve

Merry Blogmas!!

OK so as far as Christmas is concerned my blog has been slightly absent!  I have written about my Christmas card tradition, and hinted at other things but I haven't actually done anything really Christmassy.  Now this is in part because I've had a huge problem getting into the Christmas spirit. I did my shopping, … Continue reading Merry Blogmas!!

Appointments again, and when minor victories feel like winning the lottery!!

.....Although I wouldn't say no to the lottery win!!! Firstly I want to apologise that this post is a couple of days later than I normally post, and also if I ramble but I have a few things that I hope you will share with me!!!  The reason that it is late is because last … Continue reading Appointments again, and when minor victories feel like winning the lottery!!

Why I Still Send Christmas Cards!!

Being disabled becomes isolating, sometimes the only people I have contact with are my mum, dad and carers for sometimes days at a time.  My only other contact can be through a screen with either people I've never met, or rarely meet.  It has become even worse with the unspeakable problem because it is harder … Continue reading Why I Still Send Christmas Cards!!

My insomnia and sleep kit!!

As my post on my emergency kit was so popular I thought I'd share with you another "kit" of sorts - my insomnia and sleep kit.  I've suffered with insomnia now for many years. I started with one or two nights a month, then it became a week. That then crept up until it was … Continue reading My insomnia and sleep kit!!

Urology awareness and a very frustrating morning!!

I found out yesterday  (when looking on a few incontinence support websites) that September is urology awareness month. Now I have to admit I am one of those people who have got a bit of "support this months" fatigue. There doesn't seem to be a month without some sort of charity awareness being supported. But … Continue reading Urology awareness and a very frustrating morning!!