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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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!

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!!

Phew, that wasn’t as bad as expected!! But has anyone seen my knuckle??

Today was D-Day, my first appointment with my new doctor.  I can't say that I was looking forward to it.  My brain was in total overdrive and the two nightmares I had last night definitely didn't help.  I had written my list, an essential piece of my doctors appointment equipment for without it I am … Continue reading Phew, that wasn’t as bad as expected!! But has anyone seen my knuckle??

Carers and phone calls

I've been having a bad few days so haven't been up to posting. Today's post I decided to write about my carers. I'm lucky in a number of ways but one of those is my wonderful carers. I've deteriorated so much I have 2 different ones. I have my wonderful mum, who I love spending … Continue reading Carers and phone calls