The Reality of Multiple Chronic Illnesses – Guest Post by Caz

Caz’s guest post is the 48th post in the segment on my blog, called “The Reality Of…” which gives others the ability to share their story and raise awareness of the disabilities, illnesses, impairments and invisible illnesses that they have. Meet Caz! I’m Carol, but I go by Caz. It causes problems when cashing cheques […]

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My Chronic Companions

As most of you already know, I’m passionate about raising awareness of various disabilities, illnesses, etc. Not just my own disabilities, but others too; creating a platform for others to share with us how their condition(s) affect them. This is actually an old post from around the time I started my blog, but with a […]

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The Reality of Psoriatic Arthritis – Guest Post by Shannon

Shannon’s guest post is the 39th post in the segment on my blog, called “The Reality Of…” which gives others the ability to share their story and raise awareness of the disabilities, illnesses, impairments and invisible illnesses that they have. Meet Shannon! Hi there! My name is Shannon; I’m a 25-year-old man from Northern Ireland. […]

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The Reality of OCD, Anxiety & IBS – Guest Post by Amy

Amy’s guest post is the 35th post in the segment on my blog, called “The Reality Of…” which gives others the ability to share their story and raise awareness of the disabilities, illnesses, impairments and invisible illnesses that they have. Meet Amy! My name is Amy and I live in Wiltshire, UK. I suffer with […]

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Learning to Breathe Again: Part 1

This is the eleventh part in sharing my personal experience of battling ill health. Continuing on from My Time in Intensive Care: Part 2. I opened my eyes and realised Mum and Jill were no longer in my room. I looked at the nurse and mouthed, “What happened?” She replied, “We think you had a […]

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My Time in Intensive Care: Part 2

This is the tenth part in sharing my personal experience of battling ill health. Continuing on from My Time in Intensive Care. The more the tracheostomy was mentioned, the more I was getting freaked out about it. But I wanted to get better. It had taken me a couple of days to agree to go […]

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The Week from Hell

This is the fifth part in sharing my personal experience of battling with ill health. Continuing on from Was this Going To be My Last Christmas? The night before London, I barely slept. Knowing I was about to stay in London, in a hospital that I’d never been to nor heard of before now, for […]

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To the Point of No Return

This is the third part in sharing my persnal experience with battling ill health. Continuing on from The Beginning of The End. Since March, I had been keeping track of my weight, I was almost 18 stone. By September, I was 12 stone. I thought I had a UTI (Urinary Tract Infection) as weeing was […]

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The Beginning

This is the first part in sharing my personal experience of battling ill health. Shortly before Christmas, in 2016, I was unwell with a common cold and sickness. From thereafter, family members began to notice I was mis-hearing words and sentences. I went to see my GP who put my hearing, well lack of it, […]

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