Firstly, Happy New Year! I hope you’ve enjoyed the festive season and all the additions that come with it. I worked for the majority of the last couple of weeks but I’m happy with that, I love my job and it keeps me going regardless of what my body tries to tell me! I’m sure … Continue reading Look hard enough and you’ll find it
I have promised for a while now to write a post on one of my more frustrating illnesses... PoTS, or Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome. That is basically a fancy way of saying when I change postures, for example going from sitting to standing, my heart rate goes zooming up quite often over 100bpm and stays … Continue reading The Wonders of Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome
Wow, isn't it incredible how much can change in the space of a few weeks?! They've been pretty packed but that's not a bad thing, we all know i like to keep busy 🙂 Doctors appointments, dog walks I had a Lymphoscintigraphy scan last week, sounds fancy right? It was to check the lymphatic system … Continue reading The Upward Spiral
It's hard to describe the feeling you get inside when you feel failed by your Doctor, I don't mean just the once but time and time again. Imagine trying for years to lose weight, to starve yourself, to excerise endlessly, to spend hundreds on fad diets and shakes and find that after all of it … Continue reading Lipoedema, Lipedema or ‘The Fat Disease’
'Surely not another problem?', 'What's it today then?', ''What's wrong now?!', the list goes on and on. These are the sort of comments I seem to get on a nearly daily basis from people around me, I know they mean it 'jokingly' but I struggle to see the funny side when it's my reality! I … Continue reading I wish it was a joke!
Who knew so much could happen in the space of a week?! I'll admit I've been feeling pretty pleased with myself recently with my new positive approach to life but I'm not sure I needed testing to this extent Wednesday morning I get to work and am feeling wonderful! The sun is shining, the … Continue reading It’s been a testing week!