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Medical Mondays: Just About Managing

When, at the start of her term as Prime Minister, Theresa May talked about jam. Not strawberry or even hand crafted rhubarb and ginger, but Just About Managing. 232 more words

Courage Has Many Faces

I thought of my cousin when I first saw this quote.  For well over a year now, she’s been fighting mysterious health problems.  She has good days, but many days are like today.   84 more words

Life Lessons

Shop Amazon Smiles, Donate to Your Choice Cause

Amazon donates to International Lyme and Associated Diseases Educational Foundation when you shop at AmazonSmile. Please bookmark the link http://smile.amazon.com/ch/51-0604603  so all your eligible shopping will benefit ILADEF. 36 more words

Moving Forward

Thoughts on disabled life

Part of what I’m doing by making videos is trying to shed some light on what disability looks like, in my case. Invisible illness/disability is quite a lot different than the ‘wheelchair user’ stereotype that immediately springs to mind. 68 more words

Guillain Barre Syndrome

Diary from darkness ... my story of depression and anxiety

Illness, weakness, burden … these are just a few words that can be used to describe what many perceive to be a questionable medical issue. The taboo surrounding mental health has led many to try and sweep it under the carpet, extending personal suffering and sometimes facing dire consequence. 1,138 more words


What's the point in making YouTube videos

I thought it was about time I made a video about why I’m even bothering to make videos. A bunch of reasons, mainly to do with four weeks in 2010 that changed my life forever.

Guillain Barre Syndrome

How To Be a Good Long-term Patient

HOW TO GUIDEBOOK: Good and easy patient.

Why? Because we all know that there is definitely a way to be a bad patient. And since we love our caretakers so dearly and want to make things easy (ahem, … 916 more words

Living With It