When writing my post reviewing 2014 month by month I realised a lot of it was filled with unfulfilled goals. Hopes and aspirations I had made this time last year in 2013 but were unable to achieve this year. The glass half empty side of me sees this as a year where once again I… Continue reading What will 2015 hold??
I want to thank Jo for agreeing to do a guest blog. I have only met Jo recently through online groups but as a fellow nurse I thought it important to get her perspective on how difficult it is to maintain a career which you love and deal with very difficult asthma. Jo also has… Continue reading Guest blog from Jo a fellow Nurse and asthmatic
It has been quite a year this year. So much has happened!!! January- I started working in the Community Dialysis Team and it has been fantastic. It has not gone quite as planned. I had hoped that moving to CDT would mean my health would be much better and I would be able to get… Continue reading Review of 2014
This blog entry is very different from any I have done before. It is nothing to do with asthma but is focused on another very very worthy cause and a cause that has touched the hearts of thousands of people. Annabella (left) is Millie's (right) younger sister. I met Annabella when I moved schools and… Continue reading #inspiredbymillie
This guest blog is from Steph. I met Steph originally on Asthma UK's online forum. We didn't know who each other were. I was Olive86 and Steph was disco dolly or DD for short if I remember correctly!!! We chatted through the forum for a few years and then with the creation of Facebook we… Continue reading Guest Blog from a great friend Dr Steph!!
It is this time of year where we are so grateful for our families and friends. We can celebrate Christmas and see in the New Year surrounded by those we love and cherish. That being said it is also a time for many families to remember those who are not with them. Those who have… Continue reading Friends lost and why change is needed so desperately
repeat prescription ordered as well as any added extras you might need over the Festive period. It is this time of year your routine gets thrown out of whack. I find my repeat prescription is done every 2 months but normally at the start of the month...so come Christmastime and New Year I need to… Continue reading Cards written and sent, presents wrapped and…
When illness strikes it is never at a time that suits you. It can't be scheduled into your diary when you have a few days off. In fact quite the opposite- things normally happen when you have loads of stuff on and events you are looking forward to!! This is what is happening right now!!… Continue reading Taking action- when, what and why??
Continuing with my guest blogs Becky has very kindly agreed to write a wee bit about her experience with brittle asthma but also what she has done for Asthma UK as a result of it. I have known Becky for a number of years but have only met once and that was in the respiratory… Continue reading Guest Blog from fellow brittle asthmatic BeckyG
In this blog I openly talk about my asthma and how it effects me. The highs and lows and everything in between. One thing I am not so good at though is actually talking in real life about my asthma. I can do the factual stuff...what my meds are, what my pf is, my symptoms… Continue reading Your Boss, you, occupational health and asthma!