I know that I said I was taking a break. I’m not exactly sure what I was taking a break from. In a way I wanted to escape reality and forget about what was going on. When my consultant told me that my Cushing’s had returned, I was heartbroken, I gained 14kg within weeks and … Continue reading The beginning of the end II
I know I haven't written in a few months.. again! But it's been a pretty rough ride recently. The end of August I suffered a near fatal adrenal crisis, the worst one I have ever experienced to date. One thing I'm going to make an effort to do once everything is settled, is to campaign … Continue reading Taking a break
Following a recent poll that I put on Twitter, testing and diagnosis was voted as the number one subject that my readers wished to learn more about. As mentioned before, I am not a doctor so I cannot give medical advice or help to diagnose anyone, but I can offer guidance in terms of discussing … Continue reading Testing & Diagnosis
It has been a few months since I posted – I have been so busy! We went to Mexico in April and had an amazing 11 nights away in paradise, drinking and eating anything we wanted. The heat made me feel SO good –since 2012, I found it really difficult to socialise and meeting new … Continue reading Every word handwritten
What's that commonly used phrase? One step forwards, two steps back. Well, that seems to be my life motto! I have had quite a few setbacks health wise since Christmas, so the road to recovery is becoming even more narrow and twisted, but, I'm trying to pull my socks up and get on with it, … Continue reading Show a little faith, there’s magic in the night..
I am almost 9 months into remission. It feels like forever since my surgery, but every day I am reminded of it, it seems that for all Cushing’s survivors, it is something that lingers with us forever. This post is going to be something a little different to my previous ones. It’s going to … Continue reading It’s a long road out to recovery from here
I know it's been nearly 3 months since I last posted but I've been quite busy! I've finally caught up and replied to people all over the world sending emails - mostly supportive and asking questions and also a few trolls but hey ho, my advice is, if you are only going to send hate … Continue reading 6 months: adventures and opportunities