The many faces of chronic illness!

A friend of mine noted on her Facebook page today that two friends had asked her about how she was feeling. She gave two different answers because of their relationship to her and the conditions they had. To one friend she had replied that she was "fine" and to another who shared her condition she … Continue reading The many faces of chronic illness!


Brain Fog and erm…

I open my book and stare at the pages, I can't remember what I'm supposed to do, how do I read? What are these things on the pages?...............This is Brain Fog. I start a sentence, a few words in and my mind goes blank, what am I doing? What am I saying? Where was I … Continue reading Brain Fog and erm…

Yet more appointments and the funny places your mind goes in the middle of the night!!

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!!

Boring weeks and Sensory Overload part 2!!

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!!

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

Sensory Overload!

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!

Happy Christmas 

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¬†

Waiting is torture!!

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!!

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!!

Normal conversation??

  I seem to have totally lost the ability to what most people would call a "normal conversation" I don't know whether this was a gradual process or it has just come about but I don't seem to be able to speak to people anymore!!  Let me explain. I met an old friend in town … Continue reading Normal conversation??