Recently I visited the Cotswold Wildlife Park. I found it very accessible, something that was evident from the large number of other visitors also using wheelchairs. It was a great day and there were many different types of animals that were able to be seen. I am visually impaired but I was able to see … Continue reading Cotswold Wildlife Park visit
Part 1: Intensive care (ICU) So you may have noticed that I haven't written for quite a while. This is mainly due to the fact that I had pneumonia and I was hospitalised for a very long time. Well actually I spent over 2 months in a hospice for rehab but more about about that … Continue reading I had pneumonia! subtitle: slipping through the cracks?.
Very! This weekend, we went to the Greenwich comedy festival. The comedy Festival is held in a tent this gets very hot and on Saturday it was very hot indeed. But on the plus side, this was because it was a beautiful sunny day 🙂 good thing really, because the tent is on the grass in … Continue reading How hot will it be in the Greenwich comedy Festival tent?
ok so I get that not everybody that has bladder issues is in a wheelchair. but I also heavily doubt that I am the first wheelchair user that has used their service so why on earth do they not have an accessible toilet? and anyway I thought all medical clinics. were supposed to have disabled … Continue reading are you having a laugh ? a bladder management clinic with no accessible toilet?!!
The green man has gone! Yes, There is. no more green man when you want to cross the road. But fear not, he seems to have beem replaced by a...blue man???!!! Apart from that, the new sunglasses, which I was given by my local visually impaired team, were fantastic. Not only do they serve as … Continue reading What will the sunny world look like when I venture out for the first time in my special visually impaired sunglasses. ?
Everyone with MS knows that bladder problems can be the bane of your life . However, I recently read about how one MS sufferer has used a Japanese-style washer dryer toilet to help her maintain her independence. I never thought of that! What a great idea! Basically, you don't need anybody else to help you … Continue reading A Japanese-style toilet- could it be a game changer?
34.6 degrees. That is generally. the temperature of someone with hypothermia. The nurses thought the thermometer was broken the first time they took my temperature but after 3 consistent. readings from three separate thermometers. they had to accept that. perhaps the reading was true. and my temperature really was 34.6. The fact that I wasn't … Continue reading today’s question: why is my body temperature so shockingly low?
So I am facing'the big reveal'. Not something that I particularly want to know but it looks like I am going to find out whether I want to or not. I was initially diagnosed with Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (RRMS) and a dose of IV steroids can be used to help some relapses and speed … Continue reading Today’s question: will steroids work?.