As someone who has seen my fair share of health professionals over my lifetime, I have certain things I do to maximise the value and benefit of medical appointments. Especially when brain fog is a real hindrance to cognition sometimes, preparation prior, proactivity during and reflection after is key. This is my guide to how I get … Continue reading How To Maximise Your Medical Appointments
Can you believe it is 6 months since I had my TMJ surgery? I certainly can't - it has simply zoomed past me. Time for a quick update! Pain wise - it's great! Before surgery, holding a conversation was impossible, eating was a challenge, to say the least, and I was in constant pain. Now, … Continue reading TMJ Athroplasty – 6 Months Update
Not in the mood today for anything at all. Everything is getting under my skin. But nothing more than the yearly rants by people preaching the dangers of vaccinations. Here is my reply: 1. The flu jag is not some big conspiracy - if you or anyone you know is offered it, it is because … Continue reading The Influenza Injection – A Rant
I have just realised my last post was in July. I have no real reason - I just haven’t. A little update. My jaw is much better - talking and eating isn’t anywhere near as difficult or painful as it was pre-op. I’m still going to physio to amp up my strength for my spinal … Continue reading Oh Dear… I am Sorry 🖤
The last 2 and half weeks have been a little crazy. Follow me on Instagram <- clicky. Photo 1: Ah - these. Yeah. This is the paper pants they make you wear during surgery. I had surgery on my jaw... so I have no idea why I required paper underwear. 🤔 Photo 2: A very tired, … Continue reading My (2.5) Week on Instagram
Last Friday, I felt low and I couldn't focus on much. I pottered in the house, went for a scheduled x-ray and generally went through the motions of the day. As I do most days. However, on Friday my mind was sluggish and my emotions flat. I knew from previous experience that this was the … Continue reading World Health Day – Depression
I have TMJ issues at the moment and I was sent for a MRI. This was my experience.
Today I have a plan! To get out and do things.... Firstly - IKEA to make some returns. Then - Waitrose to acquire some Almond Milk. I am still in a lot of pain but I need to go outside and do something - I know I will regret it afterwards but my mind will … Continue reading Monday, Monday…
My Week On Instagram
My friends are getting married! But first - hen/stag doo!