Hospital Testing Part 1

Last week I had the first set of testing suggested by my consultant, and I wanted to document it, mainly because I had no idea what to expect for either of the tests, and I want to reassure anyone who may be reading. I am absolutely not a medical expert, these are just my experiences.  ... Continue Reading →

MHAW17 Surviving or Thriving

This week has been Mental Health Awareness Week, with the theme Surviving or Thriving, which is something which really resonates with me at the moment. My mental and physical health are so so connected, if I'm feeling physically low, I'm usually feeling mentally low, and very very anxious. I worry about everything when I'm ill.... Continue Reading →

A day in the life with PoTS

5am- Wake up 6am-  Wake up again 7am- Wake up, abandon trying to sleep. Write letters to penpals to pass time. 8am- Get up and dressed, tidy room. Eat ready-made breakfast, today was my favourite overnight porridge 9am- Chat with friend, plan a holiday we want to book and discuss dissertations 10am- Visit post room to collect parcel. Have... Continue Reading →

April Favourites

Hi all! This month has been a bit chaotic with uni and lectures and such, so I don't have quite as many favourites, but there's still a few things worth talking about. First off, with a more certain diagnosis of PoTS, I decided to buy myself one of these explanation cards from Stickman Communications, along... Continue Reading →

Am I being dramatic?

Am I just being over-dramatic? What if I am just lazy? What if I do just need to drink a bit more? What if I'm just being too sensitive? I know deep-down I'm not, there is something wrong and I deserve some help. But when people tell me I need to just take some medication,... Continue Reading →

How I’ve changed

A few weeks ago I had to face my ex-boyfriend. We broke up almost 2 years ago, after a very difficult relationship, and like most people, I was dreading seeing him. Even more so, because I feel like I've lost so much in the last 2 years. I'm not the person I was. I spend... Continue Reading →

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