I am well aware I have neglected my blog and there have been no posts for sometime. I have sat down so many times to try and write but just nothing comes out. If I am honest I have been struggling a lot over the past 4-5 months. I feel lost in myself and couldn't… Continue reading Finding my Positive Mental Attitude
A big thank you from myself and Karen
Myself and Karen (Captain at Craigmillar Park Golf Club) want to thank all those who participated, volunteered, donated prizes, and helped make the day such a great success. A huge amount of money was raised and it was way above our target but the money everyone donated and help raise will go towards ground breaking… Continue reading A big thank you from myself and Karen
Craigmillar Park Charity Golf Day 14th August
On Friday Craigmillar Park Golf Club hosted a charity golf day to raise money for Asthma UK. Golf club Captain Karen wanted to host a charity day and the fact that she chose Asthma UK was brilliant. She had said she never knew how bad asthma could be until she met me. I still can't… Continue reading Craigmillar Park Charity Golf Day 14th August
Understanding how stress can really impact on you physically.
One of the triggers for my asthma is stress. I often feel that I just jump from one stressful situation to the next no matter how hard I try to avoid it. I previously thought i was really weak because stress could have such an effect on my physical health. There are still so many… Continue reading Understanding how stress can really impact on you physically.
The summer weathers here but no everyones happy!!!
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!!!
Why I took a break
I posted earlier that I was taking a break because I had stuff going on. I still have stuff going on but am making more sense of it now and coming to terms with decisions I am making to better myself in the long term. It may not seem like much to some but sport… Continue reading Why I took a break
Review of 2014
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
1st Year in 1 year!!!
Yesterday i complete first year of my nursing course and managed to do it in one year!!! The last few years have been really tricky and I have had to complete my courses for each year over two years instead of one year so to be able to stay with my peers is such a… Continue reading 1st Year in 1 year!!!
Back to the grind.
So I went back on placement today. I was so glad to be going back but at the same time I was really nervous about how I would cope. I have found since being discharged I am unusually tired and getting much more shortness of breath. I knew I had to go back and did… Continue reading Back to the grind.
This time last year
I was jsut contemplating life as you do on a sunday afternoon when I thought back to where I was a year ago today. Although I didnt share it in my blog I was struggling emotionally with my asthma. I had jsut moved back home after having to leave university and accept that my asthma… Continue reading This time last year