Hi! I feel like I have spoken in ages on here - but I've been having MAJOR writers block, especially because everything seems to be going pretty well at the minute (I'll give you an update soon about this!). A couple of months ago, I wrote a blog post about how I was giving up … Continue reading Drinking (alcohol) with an ICD
I used to find it really hard to stay positive. Throughout my GCSEs, A-Levels and definitely post-diagnosis I found that I was a real grump. Not only did I not realise it at the time - I definitely notice now that I wasn't myself. Looking back, this might have been because at the time I … Continue reading Staying Positive
Today is the day I sit in the hospital 'discharge lounge' (it sounds very much like I am in an airport) and take a sigh of relief. Not only for myself, but for the people around me - they may never have to go through this again for a long time, if ever...
One thing which has never really bothered me is my ICD scar... I have always thought of it as a reminder of how strong I have been and how much I have been through. Despite never being phased by how it looked, I have been trying my hardest to fade the scar tissue - just … Continue reading How I Faded My ICD Scar
As I have just been abroad on holiday and am very much still in 'holiday mode', I thought this would be the perfect time to talk about travelling with an ICD. Over the Christmas period I went to Prague - which, by the way, is one of the most beautiful cities I have been to … Continue reading Travelling With an ICD
Hi, Long time no speak! Christmas is a busy time of year for me nowadays - in between spending time with my loved ones, whilst also fitting in time to take a little planned trip to Prague for a few days. It has been hectic! I have been a part of Facebook groups for people … Continue reading Letters From The Heart
It's incredibly strange to start writing about yourself online and I don't really know where to start. I thought it might be quite easy to begin this - as usually I can talk the back legs off a donkey - but I've tried for countless amounts of hours to think how to begin writing and it's proving harder than it once seemed...