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 … Continue reading I can’t remember how to pace my life anymore! – Why pacing is so important in a post Covid world

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….

During this lockdown, where is the support and is help over the phone enough?

New Blog Post.
Even as we come slowly out of lockdown, we still have virtually no ‘hands on’ help available to those of us who might be struggling. In this post, I look at what help is available, where you can find it and if it can be of use.

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 … Continue reading Are disabled people slipping through the net when it comes to vaccinations?

#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 … Continue reading #InvisibleDisabilitiesWeek – a few things to remember, if you please……..?

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 … Continue reading So here we go again….. (another lockdown begins)

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 … Continue reading Coming out of lockdown as a disabled person (or not, as the case may be)

My CBD Oil trial aka ‘no Dad, that doesn’t mean I’m on drugs now……..’

I’m a member of a few disability forums and I’m always on the lookout for people’s advice and suggestions of how to cope with their own chronic issues and chronic … Continue reading My CBD Oil trial aka ‘no Dad, that doesn’t mean I’m on drugs now……..’

So what have you been doing with yourself in these lockdown times?

So here we are a good while into lockdown, just thought I’d let you know how it’s all going at TopladyTalks – land!  Well, to be perfectly honest it’s getting … Continue reading So what have you been doing with yourself in these lockdown times?

A Covid 19 thought for those with chronic illness….. aka ‘Welcome to our world’

This week’s post follows from a very interesting half hour or so on Twitter last week. I was watching one of my ‘such fun‘ favourite Miranda Hart’s videos and she struck … Continue reading A Covid 19 thought for those with chronic illness….. aka ‘Welcome to our world’

Don’t panic…..!!!

In the middle of one of my easier days, I thought I’d do a bit of my internet shopping which then turned to ‘should I get some food in?‘ which … Continue reading Don’t panic…..!!!