I DID IT! I DID IT! I DID IT!!!! I'm still in a state of shock I think, can you tell?! Yesterday was absolutely flipping awesome, it was the London Winter 10km Run ..... that's 10km did you get that?! Not only did I do it, I ran the entire thing, with the exception of … Continue reading If I can do it, so can you!!
Lipoedema has become my main inspiration in regards to my health at the moment, many of my other conditions can’t really be helped and they are more conditions to maintain and monitor. I deal with any issues they throw at me as and when they arrive. Lipoedema however is one condition that I feel I … Continue reading Lipoedema … change is possible!
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
WOW!!! I mean, really seriously wow! What an incredible weekend I have just had, my eyes have been well and truly opened and I’ve got a fire in my belly with a desire to achieve results. My first ever medical conference, and most certainly not my last! I am in fact quite geeky when it … Continue reading Lipoedema Conference 2017
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
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’
It been a long time since I posted, longer than I'd realised! However, things are so much better now so I thought I'd do a little update.... (edit: turns out it wasn't that little, sorry!) It hasn't been easy, I've been up and down in mind and body but I believe things are going the … Continue reading A little positivity goes a long way!
After almost six weeks of being so blooming ill I have finally turned a corner wahoo!! In true Me style I totally over did it today and I'm most certainly paying the price tonight but I don't even care 😀 I woke this morning feeling pretty good, I had work first thing, then I managed … Continue reading GBBO inspired cinnamon churros!
How is it possible to still be suffering with a cold after THREE weeks?!?! EDS and POTS apparently is the answer... Thankfully I rarely get coughs and colds but I've been hit by my annual bug and the damn thing just will not leave me! It turns out being ill makes POTS symptoms flare up … Continue reading The never ending cold …
How can it be that I managed 26 years of living with minimal problems and then bam my body decides it's time to start protesting?! Well that appears to be the case, having had everything diagnosed I came to terms with the fact I was just going to have to man up and get on. … Continue reading The illness that just keeps on giving!