Yesterday, 25th October 2019 was the first annual #PotsAwarenessDay! PoTS, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome also comes under the term Dysautonomia. PoTS is an abnormality of the functioning of the autonomic (involuntary) nervous system. The autonomic nervous system is in charge of all our bodily functions that we don’t have to think about including: heart rate regulation, blood pressure regulation, digestion, bladder control, sweating and stress … Continue reading PoTS Awareness Day 2019 – What is PoTS?
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.
Note: Some of these stories/references were prior to me leaving my job at a hotel and giving up work due to my health. I was on my way to work one day, I had parked in the car park at the front of the building. I got my wheelchair from the car and got in, just like every day before. I began to wheel myself … Continue reading Why it’s Not Ok – For you to Push My Wheelchair.
For my birthday last November my partners parents adopted me an Alpaca for my birthday. I have no idea where or how my Alpaca/Llama obsession started but it is a thing. As part of my Alpaca Adoption I got to go and walk my adopted Alpaca. Obviously I was extremely excited about this opportunity and my partner and I have been discussing visiting an Alpaca … Continue reading My Alpaca Experience