Normally when the sun comes out everyone is rejoicing but there is that small group of people who really do not like it. I guess Im sort of one of them. I love the summer. It means I can wear my shorts and enjoy the long summer nights but with that comes the suffocating feeling… Continue reading The summer weathers here but no everyones happy!!!
Month: June 2015
I thought I would write this post just now as I am suffering right as I type from the worst steroid withdrawal I think I have ever had to deal with. (at least I am hoping it is steroid withdrawal and nothing else!!) Although my last dose change was 5 days ago where I dropped… Continue reading Steroid Withdrawal
Not always perfect.
In my last post I wrote about learning to be kind to yourself and achieving a balance between drive and recovery. Im not sure what I was expecting with this. This morning I felt like I had failed after only a week. I crammed so much into a few days that I have exhausted myself,… Continue reading Not always perfect.
Learning to be kind to yourself.
Recently I have found it really tough trying to deal with everyday life and my asthma together. It felt like a full-time job just staying well, making sure I took all my treatment etc and then live life too. It was just way too much physically and mentally. When dealing with physical health troubles there… Continue reading Learning to be kind to yourself.
Educating the next generation of researchers!
Last week has been really busy but really busy in a good way!!! I had a day which was a bit of an AUKCAR day- starting with a PPI teleconference, moving to discussions about the Children and Young Person's Group before finishing with a Webinar for the PhD students. A busy day but lots accomplished!… Continue reading Educating the next generation of researchers!
Clinic and next steps!
Yesterday I was a bag of nervous, full of fear and also there was a hint of excitement at what may come of going back to see my old consultant again. She knows me the best. I have known her my whole time since I moved back up to Edinburgh. It was a relief to… Continue reading Clinic and next steps!
Protected: Reverting to old ways…will it be worth it?
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What do you do when everything you hate in life is everywhere you go?? This is what my asthma feels like just now. It doesn't even leave me alone when Im asleep. I get woken up coughing, wheezing and gasping for breath. When Im awake its the same. I try to blank the tight feeling… Continue reading All consuming
The last few posts I published were very much the same, talking about the same stuff going round in circles and not making much progress. I am moving forward though. I am on the count down to my next clinic appointment which is on Monday where hopefully there will be some positive news but if… Continue reading Moving forward.