Category: Health

It came back again

Sunday afternoon just gone i was really not feeling too grand. I hadn’t made it out of my pyjamas, but after all it was Sunday. Mum was due back at 3pm but by the time she walked through the door tears streaming down my face unable to move nothing...

AUGUST FAVOURITES – Currently Loving

Well what can I say August has been a whirlwind of a month where my health is concerned and visits to hospital but I always find good things to cheer me up each month. So here are the few things that either bought me a smile or just helped...

What a scary experience

I’m currently writing to you from a hospital bed. Friday morning i wasn’t feeling right, not poorly just a bit spaced out at times but thought nothing of it. Then just before midnight on friday evening i was sat with my friend in my room and my vision started...

New wheels in sight

Being chronically ill, the smallest things make such a difference in your life and put a smile on your face I guess todays post is just a quickie to say i have only 150 pounds to get to my target to get my electric wheelchair. I am so excited...

Health Update

I thought it was a while since i gave you an in depth chat about my health in general. If it’s the first time you are reading my blog i haven’t enjoyed good health for about 6 years, but i rarely let it get me down. ANXIETY Of late...

Did you not feel anything?

You know last month The guy i told you i was going to stop being in contact with because he wasn’t making me feel special…silly me thought if i just hang on a little longer he may change. Yesterday evening i sent him a message that i deserve better...

Its been a long long road

My day started at 7am the alarm went off. I said sod off to it twice before i got out. Today is one long ass day i have a hospital appointment which is 2 and a half hours away. So i downloaded this playlist on Spotify for the journey....

A little fundraiser

Me and my lovely Mum have come to the same conclusion that my self-propelled wheelchair is not helping either of us… Mum finds it hard to push me as she’s only 4ft 11, she’s no spring chicken and I’m 10 stone…My arms play up too which then I can’t...

A year ago today

Some things in life are not planned. This definitely wasn’t. One year ago today was when my legs first went into paralysis. I couldn’t move them and had no idea why… All those blue light visits to hospital and they finally gave it a name FND (functional neurological disorder)....

Reasons for a week off

I am sorry there haven’t been any posts in the last week. I know I don’t need to apologise. I know I have some readers that religiously follow me and a few have asked if I was ok so I thought I would tell you why I didn’t write....

At the hospital

As you are reading this now i probably would’ve already been down to the operating theatre. Over the past month or so my health really hasn’t been that great especially my bladder. I hate to have bladder problems at my age and to have a bladder stoma too is...

Dad I’ll never give up on you

A year ago I wrote Don’t forget me and it was very hard to write as it’s about my dear Dad who suffers from Vascular Dementia which is when its progressive and really takes a hold of the sufferer. I now write about him again as in that time...

My Evening Routine

I remember last year doing a Morning routine for you which you can see here So I guess you need a night one to go with it so here’s what usually happens of an evening.   I turn on my fairy lights, it gets me in the chilled kind of...

Life with these 5 types would never be boring

I believe you need these 5 types of people in your life to have it kind of balanced and with a bit of variety. The Inspired Someone who you look up to for what they do and would love to do that for the greater good and for themselves...

Listen to your body

Listening to your body is one of the most important things you need to do. In 2011 i foolishly snogged a frog and unknown to me I had contracted glandular fever from him. Nice one. That was in itself a horrendous time in my life…months of no energy and...

10 ways to practice self love

We all need to look after ourselves.   I know some of you are thinking- ‘I don’t have time for that’….oh yes you do. I am pretty sure you can spare 5 minutes and devote it just to you. Here are 10 ways you can apply a bit of...

10 Podcasts you need to listen to

I over the last year or so have really enjoyed clicking on that purple icon, yes the one that some people think is one of the useless apps on iPhones. I think it really needs to be given more credit. I usually turn to it at the end of...

I need a little me time

I have been meaning to have a little pampering for a few nights now. It has been one of those days that I felt a little anxious and needed a little wind-down. After tea I ran myself a nice bubble bath. I chose some Lavender Radox stress less bubbles and jumped...

Disabled Not Dumb

I believe we are all given problems in life so we can prove we are strong enough to get through them to enjoy the happier times. The majority of the time I’m laughing the day away with a positive mind. I have been handed a pretty crap hand over the last...

It began 3 years ago

Here you go here’s your stockings and gown, it won’t be long and you’ll be ready to go down. Sign right here to go under the knife, I swear this operation will change your life. Today marks 3 years since I had my bladder stoma (also known as Mavis)...