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!
No one said that having a catheter was easy, and I've been under no illusion that this was the case. However my bendy body doesn't seem to think that having a catheter is bad enough on it's own, and so this past week and a bit I have had to call the nurses out four … Continue reading Catheter woes and what is a supra-pubic catheter??!!
With sensory processing disorder comes the need to fiddle, chew, or do other stimming activities. As an adult this can be hard as I will explain in another post, but I recently came across a company called "chewigem" who have come up with some wonderful products to help with some of these. I was lucky … Continue reading A Chewy Habit!
This past week or so, has again had a number of appointments in it and yet again has been stressful. Dad is still off (as it's now half term), and still can't hear and the reason I was feeling ill was I had yet another chest infection. Since being diagnosed with asthma more years ago … Continue reading Yet more appointments and the funny places your mind goes in the middle of the night!!
This week has yet again been a very boring week. My dad has been off ill which has meant that mum and I have been stuck in a lot of the time as she didn't want to leave him for too long. However this has had two rather annoying consequences for me, one I'm bored … Continue reading Boring weeks and Sensory Overload part 2!!
I've started the following post about half a dozen times. It's been easy to write in the sense that the words have come easily but, as you will see, actually writing the post has been hard. I've lost over 3 copies and had interruptions and problems, with family being here, finding time to myself. So … Continue reading Sensory Overload!
Schools back but for me it's now a long road back to normality after the holiday!! I haven't really been able to (or ever been any good at) pacing, so my body is definitely rebelling. I'm aching all over with the exhaustion and my brain fog is so bad I'm not actually sure how I'm … Continue reading Doctors second appointment
Sunday saw me heading down to Dunsfold aerodrome for Wings and Wheels. As if explained before I'd not so much been looking forward to it, rather worrying but thankfully nothing beforehand went wrong so mobility scooter dismantled and packed and emergency kit supplemented with 2 bottles of icy water and a cold water spray (and … Continue reading Wings and Wheels