Compliance with a medication regime whatever your condition is a really hard task to master. Anyone who says they always take their medication and never forget or skip doses is lying to themselves. We all miss doses here and there for a huge number of both legitimate reasons and those not so legitimate. I can… Continue reading Whats the point in taking the inhalers and pills….
Month: November 2014
Guest blog from my friend, team mate and newly diagnosed asthmatic!!!
For my second guest blog I asked my friend and team mate from Capital Lacrosse club if she would like to take part in my little project showing how asthma effects all manner of different people. Laura has recently been diagnosed with asthma and has taken it in her stride. It was great to ask… Continue reading Guest blog from my friend, team mate and newly diagnosed asthmatic!!!
Guest Blog from Kerri (www.kerriontheprairies.com)
I was very fortunate to come across Kerri a fellow asthmatic but across the pond in Canada!! Kerri inspired me to write my blog about living with asthma, the pros and cons!! Kerri also coined the phrase "badassmatic" which I love. It is such a good word as we kick asthmas butt!!! Kerri has taught… Continue reading Guest Blog from Kerri (www.kerriontheprairies.com)
With the current climate within the NHS primary care is having bigger and bigger place in the management of chronic conditions. Many people rely on their GP for most of their care and support. There is not enough staff to support all those who need it but there are those GPs and nurses who will… Continue reading Primary Care
Not just me
Over the past 4 years that I have kept this blog it has all been about me and my experience and what I feel like and why I do what I do so essentially all about ME!!! It is the point of a blog I guess to write about your thoughts, emotions, actions and what… Continue reading Not just me
1st Annual Scientific Meeting of AUKCAR Oxford
The meeting in Oxford was one of the experiences which will go down in my memory as one of the greatest things I have been involved with. The meeting was over 2 days in which various different things were discussed and we had various speakers as well as speaking ourselves as part of PPI. The… Continue reading 1st Annual Scientific Meeting of AUKCAR Oxford
“Things just happen”
"Things just happen" doesn't sound like much, may not even mean much but some things that just happen do so for a reason and can result in life altering and life changing experiences. I have had lots of "things just happen" moments in my life. I guess 2 of them just now stand out so… Continue reading “Things just happen”
When you can’t take part in research trials…..
As an asthmatic and one that is really really poorly controlled I would jump at the chance to take part in research/ drug trials just to see if something or anything may make a difference. Sadly there is very specific criteria you need to meet to be able to partake. Almost always you have to… Continue reading When you can’t take part in research trials…..
A lot is happening just now. A mix of good things and some bad. The bad just being my asthma and how it makes me feel but on the other side working less is really paying off and as a result I am starting to feel less tired and have a better medication regime. Focusing… Continue reading Being realistic