I was inspired by a thread on twitter where people were brave enough to share their mental health journeys and so I decided to share mine with you. In 2014 was when it got really bad, I think the trigger was that my health was deteriorating and I felt that the doctors weren't listening to … Continue reading My Mental Health Journey/Advice
Skallagrigg by William Horwood - A story about a boy with Cerebral Palsy in the 1930's and a girl in 1970 who also has Cerebral Palsy and their search for the mystical skallagrigg sees their worlds collide. It's also a look at the evolution of people's attitudes towards people with disabilities. Plus Esther is badass! … Continue reading My top 5 books that feature a disabled character/ Theme
Hello readers!! So yesterday I had my bone scan for my arthritis. I can confirm that I now know how it feels to have radioactive dye in me, being strapped down to a bed and rotated like a rotisserie chicken!! I lit up like a glow worm on steroids. I now have to wait for … Continue reading Bone scan
If like me you have a catheter and it can get on your nerves, I thought I'd share some of the pearls of wisdom I've picked up over the last three years that might help: Don't rely on the bag, if you can use the flip flow instead otherwise you'll lose strength in your bladder … Continue reading Catheter tips
Dear Diary, Hello and welcome to my blog! So this morning I got my appointment through to have the steroid injections in my back, it's next Monday. It can't come soon enough! I just hope they work, I'm sick of taking morphine with it not doing anything. Hopefully after that my GP will finally put … Continue reading Arthritis update.