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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

The Reality of Bipolar Disorder – Guest Post by Jen

Jen’s guest post is the 16th 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 Jen! Hi, my name is Jen. I’m from a small town called Cedar Lake […]

The Reality of Depression, Anxiety & Agoraphobia – Guest Post by Ashlyn

Ashlyns guest post is the 14th 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 Ashlyn! My name is Ashlyn Currie, and I’m from Norfolk, Virginia, USA. My Story […]