Tag: chronic illness

today sucks

Now lockdown is easing, I’ve had two different hospital departments ring me up last week to book me in for appointments. It was quite nice to go without hospital appointments for the last few months, its been the only real upside to lockdown life.… Continue Reading “today sucks”

Where do I belong – communities

Where do I belong? Is something I’ve been thinking about for a while and whilst I belong to a few different communities, I don’t really engage with them as much as I would like too, if I did maybe I wouldn’t feel so lonely.… Continue Reading “Where do I belong – communities”

Living with cHRONIC iLLNESS

Last week I had had to wear a blood pressure monitor for 24 hours, which went well. It didn’t bother me at all during the night. Monday my GP rang me to discuss the results and they weren’t great. He said my blood pressure… Continue Reading “Living with cHRONIC iLLNESS”

Living with a Chronic illness

Having a chronic illness is hard work, especially at the moment, with the current pandemic. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts I am classed a vulnerable and I’m meant to be staying inside for 12 weeks, but I’ve had to go out for various… Continue Reading “Living with a Chronic illness”

Surviving self isolation

Yesterday I said I was going to do a timetable of stuff to do during the day and as I was thinking about it, I realised that having a chronic illness makes a timetable a bit hard and feels too pressured. Also I can’t… Continue Reading “Surviving self isolation”

Self care + Chronic illness

I have a really cool book that’s called Health Minder Personal wellness Journal, its really detailed and its great for keeping track of your physical and mental health. I’ve not used it in 2 years and I thought since I have a lot of… Continue Reading “Self care + Chronic illness”

Surviving self isolation

I’ve spent the last few days thinking about stuff, I think being forced into self/social isolation has a tendency to do that. Whilst I am used to social isolation, its something that is really bad for my mental health. So I’ve had to really… Continue Reading “Surviving self isolation”

Chronic illness – Covid19

I’ve been back and forth about writing this as the entire world is talking about it and rightly so as its serious. There’s lots of information out there, misinformation, real information and so on. There’s also a lot of people panicking. So it’s hard… Continue Reading “Chronic illness – Covid19”

Counselling sessions

After 14 sessions, 14 hours I have finished my counselling sessions, with the lovely Scania Price. I’m glad I was encouraged to find a private counsellor, I’m so pleased I found Scania as I got a lot out of my 14 sessions. It was… Continue Reading “Counselling sessions”

Living with a Chronic illness – Hospital appointments

There are some things that came part and parcel with having a chronic illness and one of those things is having lots of hospital and doctors appointments. I have a good GP whom which I get on well with, along with the nurses who… Continue Reading “Living with a Chronic illness – Hospital appointments”