One thing that a lot of non-disabled people don't understand is the sheer panic, annoyance, anger, inconvenience and, or upset moving a disabled person's mobility aid can cause. It's almost difficult to explain just how we feel when it happens because you have very little to compare it to, but what it pretty much equates … Continue reading Moving my legs!!
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!!
January is always a blue month, I guess for most people, but I really do find that it is for me. For others it might be the reality of the resolutions kicking in and the resolve diminishing or completely going, or it might just be that pay day for those who work is a longer … Continue reading January Blues!
As predicted because I have now stopped and we have got back to normality, I have crashed. My fatigue levels are so unbelievably high, made worse by the weather (I think) because it is so dark and grey all the time and so all I want to do is fall asleep. The catheter continues to … Continue reading Another year, same old problems!!
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
I've had a long week again. 2 hospital appointments and getting ready for my mum to go away (my sister and my niece will be staying with me to help me), and so I've been struggling again in more ways than one. The problem has been my brain fog again which has been awful. I've … Continue reading Brain Fog strikes again!!
This last week I have been finding very hard to cope with. It's partly been the 3 different appointments I've had, it's partly been the weather but what has totally floored me has been the cold my gorgeous niece shared with me!! You'd have thought that with all the conditions I have and the fact … Continue reading Floored!!
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!!
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
I never thought that at the age of 38 without a baby that I'd be packing a bag of essentials to carry around with me. Unfortunately with the "unspeakable problem" screaming so loudly at the moment I've had to create my emergency kit so that whenever I go out for more than a few hours … Continue reading My emergency kit bag!!