Fear – Is it reasonable to be so afraid?

Fear, is it reasonable to be so afraid?

Surrounded by terrible news. On the TV the presenters are asking when will this lockdown stop, can we survive this, or the world is in crisis. The economists are predicting global recession, and some are talking about a depression. There are websites counting the deaths, YouTube has channels urging us Continue Reading

How Patient & Public Involvement is giving me purpose.

How Patient & Public Involvement is giving me purpose

My legs are a disaster. In the last year I have started using an FES device for my right leg, and my left one is now like my right was a year and a half ago. Sativex helps with my mobility, but its cost is prohibitive, and now I only Continue Reading

Reflecting on 2019 and looking forward to 2020

Reflecting on 2019 and looking forward to 2020

In this post I reflect on 2019 and the obstacles I faced, how I dealt with these, and what I learned in the process. Now, more resilient, I look forward to the New Year!!

A Great Month Despite Chronic Illness

A Great Month Despite Chronic Illness

Living with a chronic illness can be tough, very tough. For me the sickness is Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis, and the key word there is Progressive. This means no matter what I do it will get steadily worse, and there is no treatment, just various pills and potions which mask, Continue Reading

Meditation: Am I fading like these tulips?

Meditation: Am I fading like these tulips?

Mornings are the best part of my day, when the realisation of my physical state has not registered. Eating a leisurely breakfast, followed by coffee, brewed from just ground coffee. The morning is full of promise, and my day is undecided. After this meal, I put my dishes in the Continue Reading