We wait for the COVID-19 vaccine to take control. But I hope for a different cure.

The world waits for the COVID-19 vaccines to make a difference. For immunisation to change our world and allow us to go back to reality, return to the office, go to the pub, fly away to the tropics, a normal life. I have this feeling; I want an ordinary life. I want Covid to goContinue reading “We wait for the COVID-19 vaccine to take control. But I hope for a different cure.”

Prednisolone withdrawal.

Prednisolone, steroids, pred, miracle drug, whatever we call them, these drugs are powerful beasts. They may be small, but they are mighty. If they were a dog, they would be a chihuahua tiny but with a massive impact on your life. I have been on Prednisolone at various doses for nine years. They have leftContinue reading “Prednisolone withdrawal.”

New book published: Chronic Illness: learning to live behind my smile

Today I launch my first book, I’m nervous, excited and also terrified. The book started as my own therapy of how to deal with everything that was changing in my life, and then I started to write down things I had learnt along the journey. And then I thought that the insights we had gain may just help somebody else. And so the idea of a book formed.