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??!!
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!
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!!
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!!
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!!
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
Happy Christmas to all of you lovely people who've take the time to read my blog this year. I've been so grateful to each and every one of you. When I first started writing I felt as though I was writing for myself only, I know that I haven't got a huge following but I … Continue reading Happy Christmas
This week' blog post is going to hopefully not be the only one!! I've got a few Christmas posts I'd like to do too, but this first one is about the catheter!! It has also been unfortunately waiting for a week now because I've been struggling to keep on top of everything this week. I … Continue reading Waiting is torture!!
.....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!!