“A new kind of internet and social media influencer has been born, the ‘chronic illness influencer’ and some are attracting huge followings“ So says the Octavia Woodward on a BBC News article entitled “Sickness and […]
Freedom Day or captivity…?
Today marks the so called ‘Freedom Day‘ in England, the day when most of the social restrictions are to be lifted. This means an end to social distancing, the end to compulsory working from home […]
I can’t remember how to pace my life anymore! – Why pacing is so important in a post Covid world
The news that lockdown restrictions are easing and the world is opening up (albeit not as fast as many hoped) was great to hear and meant that for loads of us, things that we’ve been […]
When it comes to restrictions easing and things opening up, am I the only nervous one…..?
With the long wait to escape from some of the lockdown restrictions finally taking place, the world is beginning to look just a little bit more familiar. Which is fabulous; in Wales, gyms and swimming […]
How might the new NICE guidance affect people with chronic pain?
✴️New Blog Post ✴️
Following the publication of the new NICE guidance on how to treat Primary Chronic Pain, I report on the outpouring of concern from chronic pain sufferers….
Are disabled people slipping through the net when it comes to vaccinations?
Are disabled people slipping through the net when it comes to vaccinations? The other day, my attention was drawn by the tweet from radio DJ Jo Whiley (52) who had tweeted that she had been […]
#InvisibleDisabilitiesWeek – a few things to remember, if you please……..?
This last week, if you didn’t know, was Invisible Disabilities Week. Many disability charities have spent the week campaigning for more awareness of the disabilities that you cannot see you straight away. They call them […]
A flashback to a much darker time…..
New Blog Post (triggers – depression, dark thoughts)
No apologies for an honest and open post after a reminder of things lost. 💕
So here we go again….. (another lockdown begins)
So, as the old saying goes, “here we go again“. A familiar phrase but one heavy with thoughts of loneliness, of loss and of uncertainty. We’ve all been here before but this time, even when […]
Coming out of lockdown as a disabled person (or not, as the case may be)
So it’s time to come out of lockdown is it? The shops are now back open, the pubs, cafes and restaurants can all open with social distancing and our local veg delivery has stopped coming […]