Hi Katie, Firstly, I want to say that I am really sorry about your accident, what you are going through and the strain that has also put on your mental health. I personally don’t think it matters how it all came about because the pain and trauma you have felt/ will feel are your experiences. I read your interview with OK! Magazine as many within … Continue reading An Open Letter to Katie Price
Naidex 2019 What is Naidex? Naidex is a trade, professional and public event which is dedicated to the care, rehabilitation and lifestyle of people with a disability or impairment. Which has now been running for 45 years and is Europe’s most established trade, professional and public event for care and rehabilitation for disability and impairment. Naidex is held at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham … Continue reading Naidex 2019
Simply, no we don’t really. I know this post is a little over due but I thought I still may as well write it as I’d like to try to keep you all as up to date as I can through my medical life. Back in May I had my much awaited first Gastro Appointment in Cardiff with my new Consultant. Before I go into … Continue reading What does Oesophageal Dysmotility Consist of For Me & Do I have a Plan?
Back in June I saw my new Pain Management Consultant(s). I have to say I was extremely worried before this appointment as I didn’t really know what to ask for anymore especially after a very unsuccessful appointment in my previous hospital. I went in with no expectations and I left with more than I was expecting. I will try my best to write out my … Continue reading My New Pain Management Plan
I know this post should have been up a long time ago and for that I do apologise. Particularly as if it weren’t for all the wonderful people in my life and the people that read my blogs I wouldn’t have the E-Fix or the independence I now have. From the very second I sat in my chair with new, fancy, motorised wheels it has … Continue reading Regaining my Independence with the Alber E-Fix!
Good Afternoon Everyone, I hope you are all as well as can be. Well, there is no point in me blabbering on given the title of this blog post I might as well tell you now that I AM MOVING!! I will put it out there now that I am extremely excited and I haven’t stopped smiling since the news was finalised yesterday! Thanks to … Continue reading I’m Moving!
Due to the support I have received I will assume that my regular viewers are all aware that I am currently fundraising for a Power Assist Add On for my wheelchair. The Alber E-Fix 35 (You can find out more about this piece of equipment here). I thought I should take some time to explain why raising the money for this amazing piece of equipment … Continue reading My Goal for Independence.
Since my health deteriorated at the start of 2017 I have struggled with the cooking. In fact until last month other than some soup I hadn’t cooked a proper meal for myself or James since… well at least 6 months ago. It’s been so long I can’t remember! I enjoy cooking I always have, I enjoyed food technology at school but even 5 years ago … Continue reading Spoonie Slow Cooking – Honey Garlic Chicken
In November/December 2016 my symptoms became a lot harder to manage. Predominantly my Chronic Back Pain which also caused a lot of leg pain. I was working a very physical full-time job. By the end of my working day which could vary from 9.00am – 6.00pm to 9.00am – 10.00pm I was unable to walk. Since becoming ill, aged 9 I have used wheelchairs on … Continue reading Why I am Fundraising for a Power Assist Add On for my Wheelchair.
I was going to apologise for the irregularity of my blogs recently. I still love blogging but it has become a lot harder for me in the last few weeks maybe months. However, then I realised that although an apology may be the polite thing to do, I am blogging about the reality of “Chronic Life”, and this is the reality. The reality is I … Continue reading I Blame the Brain Fog