Covid 19: Lockdown And Chronic Illness

I wanted to write about the impact of the Covid 19 lockdown on me personally, because it would seem from friends points of view or from reading various social media comments that people might think it hasn't made much of a difference to those that would normally be housebound alot anyway. At least from my … Continue reading Covid 19: Lockdown And Chronic Illness

Guillain-Barre Syndrome – The warning signs.

I thought this would be a good topic to write about because when I was first suffering with symptoms of Guillain-Barre Syndrome I did what most other desperate people in pain do, I googled it. Since the first symptom I noticed was severe lower back pain that's what I focused on. Lots of conditions came … Continue reading Guillain-Barre Syndrome – The warning signs.

10 things I wish I knew about life after Guillain-Barre Syndrome.

When I was diagnosed with Guillain-Barre Syndrome back in 2016 I'd never even heard of it. I asked the doctor to provide me with some information I could read and I was promptly provided with a print out from the internet about the condition. Paralysis, difficulty breathing, loss of bladder function, severe pain, possible … Continue reading 10 things I wish I knew about life after Guillain-Barre Syndrome.

Before the rain.

It really is true when they say you don't know what you've got until it's gone. The everyday things that I used to take for granted, like waking up in the mornings feeling ready for the day, answering my phone when it rings, being able to decide what to have to eat, what to watch … Continue reading Before the rain.