Some things learnt when I temporarily lost hearing in one ear;

As you may or may not know I went back to work after about 7 months off; I lasted 2 weeks and came down with a horrendous viral infection that of course went straight to my chest....then my throat, nose and then boom.......... Suddenly I had no hearing in my right ear. I thought it … Continue reading Some things learnt when I temporarily lost hearing in one ear;

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2 Weeks!! That is all it took….

I know what you are thinking, corny Dear John quote, but nope another sucky health post. I lasted a whole two weeks at work before someone gave me their unsanitary germs. As I am lying here typing this  I have no sense of smell (although my nose has stopped running so that is a good thing), sore … Continue reading 2 Weeks!! That is all it took….

Update on my Running

Hi everyone!! I have been quiet over the last few days and I do have a reason why. I am so upset and sad with myself. I feel like I have let myself and several other people down. As you may be aware I was due to be in Manchester today, running my 10k for … Continue reading Update on my Running

Mental Health Awareness Letters – 4th May 2018

As May is Mental Health Awareness Month, I had an idea to write a letter each day to a person, or group of people that have had an impact on my own personal health. The first portion of the month has been delayed, however I hope that I will catch up and there will be … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Letters – 4th May 2018

Mental Health Awareness Letters – 3rd May 2018

As May is Mental Health Awareness Month, I had an idea to write a letter each day to a person, or group of people that have had an impact on my own personal health. The first portion of the month has been delayed, however I hope that I will catch up and there will be … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Letters – 3rd May 2018

April 25th 2018 – 2 Years Post Appendicectomy

I was 2 months into my new job and it was my first time taking an official call at my job. I don't really remember the first call very well. What I do remember is feeling a heaviness in my chest, I felt ill and not right. I thought I was just scared and pushed … Continue reading April 25th 2018 – 2 Years Post Appendicectomy

One goal-An event I really wish to partake in….

April 22nd 2018 - Marathon Day And No I am not one of the brave people taking part today. However, it is a goal of mine to run in the London Marathon. Each year I stare at the TV, listen to radio or follow social media and say to myself "Yes I will do this, … Continue reading One goal-An event I really wish to partake in….

To any Healthcare Workers out there….

This article was submitted to my 'Mighty' page but has been saved for future release rather than being published straight away. Roll back to early March 2016: I had just completed training for a new job within the emergency services and it was my first day “set free” to take calls and be “in training.” … Continue reading To any Healthcare Workers out there….

04-January-2016 – My Brow Story and the Long Road Ahead

So for many years I have hated my brows, I have tried doing them myself or getting them waxed at salons, only once have I ever had them in a shape I was truly happy with. I have been avoiding any plucking or waxing and been growing them since October (my Last Wax) and first … Continue reading 04-January-2016 – My Brow Story and the Long Road Ahead

3am….we have got to stop meeting this way

So 2 weeks in to my new meds and my sleep is all over the place again. Although shift work doesn't really allow me to get into a good sleep pattern. Sat here rewatching Greys Anatomy from the start again (thanks Sky Box Sets!) just thinking, thinking about pain, myself, things to come and things … Continue reading 3am….we have got to stop meeting this way

Trying to get healthy….

So I have been off work for about a month, in that time I have had few good days and several bad days, creeping into a depressive state; not experienced before. Good days have included a house viewing and a mortgage application (successful but still attempting to find the perfect home - we saw one … Continue reading Trying to get healthy….

The First Time My Illness Brought Me to Tears.

I was 15 when I first realised my symptoms. I just put it down to the recent Eating Disorder Behaviour. Where I dropped from about 11 stone to just under 6 stone. Nobody noticed except my close friend noticed and I put weight back on to be 9 stone prior to having some teeth out; … Continue reading The First Time My Illness Brought Me to Tears.

The Health Diary Continues….

I am off work at present, mainly due to my anxiety but I am also having other problems at the same time. Main synptoms are;  Extreme fatigue, Extreme Thirst (nothing will quench my thirst), Hunger, Running back and fourth to the toilet to pee. Blood Sugars that are all over the place.  I have been … Continue reading The Health Diary Continues….

My Hair 👩👧👱‍♀️💇

So my hair; it has changed a lot since last year!! I was taking my citalopram, missed two doses by accident but other than that I was adapting well. But it wasn't helping much. At the next Dr Appointment my dose was upped from 20mg daily to 30mg. A FEW DAYS LATER........ I was in … Continue reading My Hair 👩👧👱‍♀️💇

Been away for a while….here is a quick update 🐶🐶

I have reminded myself this week that even though my writing is not great, my grammar could be improved and not many people view this blog; it helps me, I also like to think that even if only one person reads my blog and gains some hope, happiness or a feeling that someone else feels … Continue reading Been away for a while….here is a quick update 🐶🐶

She’s Back!!

So I am back!! So here is what has been happening.... Illness, Appendix Removal, Illness, Infections following appendix removal, Back to Work after 12 weeks off....   And here I am! Going back to work was a huge struggle for me, and I started getting really anxious and having panic attacks. I spoke to my … Continue reading She’s Back!!

Welcome to my body infection….s!!

Well I knew to trust my gut: Monday : Results in but not reviewed. Tuesday: Still Not Reviewed. Wednesday: Still Not Reviewed. Thursday: Not done yet, fed up and told them I feel terrible so told to ring at 17:00 after they requested nurse to look at them. 17:00 - On hold for about 10 … Continue reading Welcome to my body infection….s!!