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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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 of The End

This is the second part in sharing my personal experience of battling with ill health. Continuing on from The Beginning. Instantly, I felt sick to my stomach. So many questions were running in my head, “Is it a brain tumour? Am I dying? How long have I got left?” and many more. It was difficult […]

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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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The Reality of Epilepsy & Hippocampal Sclerosis – Guest Post by Im

Im’s guest post is the 20th 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 Im! Hey everyone! I’m Im, a 21 year old lifestyle blogger, currently studying at […]

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The Reality of Fibromyalgia, Hypermobility Syndrome, Restless Leg Syndrome, CFS, Depression, IBS & Hypertension – Guest Post by Nikki

Nikkis guest post is the 11th 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 Nikki! Hi, I’m Nikki. At 46 years old I suffer from fibromyalgia, hypermobility syndrome, […]

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A Clumsy Miracle – 6 Months After Discharge

I was discharged from rehab on 29th November, 2018 and WOW! Time has definitely flown by! December I began physiotherapy with my new physiotherapist on the 17th December. In Iour first session, we set some goals that I felt comfortable with. I had lost a bit of confidence in standing up with my walking frame […]

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