TW: Difficult pregnancy and birth Today is my 30th birthday! Some people love birthdays, and some people hate them. For the most part, I’m the former. You see, every year that I reach another birthday, I’m amazed that I’ve lived, and survived, for another year. Before I was born, my parents were told that I… Continue reading 30 Years Old!
This week I saw a new neurologist. I have been waiting to see a neurologist for many months, after my last appointment went so poorly. I had been referred to the specialist centre at Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge, because I was a “complicated” patient. The neurologist was nice. I had over-prepared by typing up a… Continue reading A New Neurologist
This past week, my husband and I went on a little trip away together to Suffolk. We have wanted to go away for a while now and finally we booked something. After much looking (see Accessibility Aggravation ), we found a cute cottage/bungalow that was built onto someone’s farm in rural Suffolk, about 25 minutes from… Continue reading A Suffolk Holiday
This has been quite a busy week for me! I woke up Sunday night with a big migraine, so that meant I was out of commission on Monday. On Tuesday, I still felt miserable, but I had to somehow drag myself out of bed to shower so that I could attend my endocrinologist appointment. The… Continue reading A Weekly Update- 17-23/09/17
Finding the perfect place to go away on a holiday, or a short overnight break, can be tricky for anyone. It is even more tricky when you have health issues or disabilities. My husband and I decided that we wanted to go away to the Suffolk coast for a couple of days. We had been… Continue reading Accessibility Aggravation
The last couple of weeks have been busy, however I have completed a new painting! I decided that since the acrylic paint went on so smooth, I thought that it might make a good paint for a background colour. So, I went ahead and painted a black acrylic base coat. I chose black because I… Continue reading Art: Indoor Walker
In the next month, I am meeting a new endocrinologist, a new neurologist, and a new physiotherapist. Meeting new doctors and health care workers can be a scary thing. It’s one thing that definitely makes me feel quite anxious and nervous. Part of that is the power dynamics between health care providers and patients. Doctors… Continue reading Anxiety and Meeting New Doctors