I’m sorry it’s been so long since posting, but as you can imagine, moving overseas is a big job. Add in several chronic conditions, and it’s been a very difficult couple of months for me. My husband and I are mostly settled in now though. We are living with my parents until we are able… Continue reading Sasha: The Service Dog
The guest post series continues with Scott Sanders from Cancer Well. In this helpful piece, he discusses how to deal with the financial side of a cancer diagnosis. Ask Questions, Know Your Options: Covering the Costs of Cancer Care By: Scott Sanders Receiving a terminal cancer diagnosis is a shattering experience. At a loss for… Continue reading Guest Post! Covering the Cost of Cancer Care
I’m on a blogging break, so I’m featuring some guest bloggers! They will be sharing their stories and experiences with chronic disease, and I’m excited to share them. First up, is Robert, over at a30minutelife.com. A wonderful writer, who does a great job raising awareness of life with chronic illness and pain! Community By: Robert… Continue reading Guest Post! Community: by Robert @a30minutelife.com
I’m going to continue to take a break from writing myself, however I’m going to keep my blog going by posting some guest posts!
Sam, over at My Medical Musings, has kindly told me I can share any of her posts, and I will have some other guest pieces coming up in the next few weeks. Look out for them, as they are some excellent writers that have some really great stories to share.
What are the rules for living with a rare bone disease? Where can I find that rule book? That’s the question my husband and I have been contemplating over recent weeks. I want to try and get out a bit more and when I suggested this great plan of mine, you should have seen the […]
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Next week, my husband and I are going away for a late anniversary trip to the Isle of Wight. That means a road trip down to the coast, staying in a hotel in the New Forest, then a ferry over the next day. We opted to stay in an AirBnB during our stay on the… Continue reading My Holiday Packing List: Disability Edition
Where I live, in the UK, this week, we’ve had beautiful, warm, and sunny weather. In fact, apparently in London on the 19th, it was the hottest April day in 69 years. Which means that summer is starting here, and soon spring and summer will start elsewhere in the northern hemisphere. Warm weather typically means… Continue reading Food, Drink, Pushy People, and Parties
In February, for #BellLetsTaIk day and Time to Talk day, I spoke about my experience with anxiety. Many of us with chronic disease have dealt with anxiety at one stage or another. There is the anxiety of meeting a new doctor, the stress of multiple appointments, new symptoms, the worry about the future, and anxiety… Continue reading How to Fight the Anxiety Beast
Upon arriving home from our trip from Canada, I realised that I forgot my medication organiser on the bed in my parents’ house. This was devastating. I rely on my organiser to keep me, well… organised. Every week, I put most of my meds, except my nausea ones (which aren’t pills/capsules and therefore wouldn’t fit… Continue reading Med Organisers and Apps: How I Keep My Meds Straight
When we decided to fly to Canada to visit family and friends, I knew that traveling would be really hard on me. Not only would being up for many hours be hard, as that can make my migraines and nausea flare, but moving around physically causes extra pain, and fatigue. Because I struggle to walk… Continue reading Leaving on a Jet Plane: Using Wheelchair Assistance
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