Having yourself a merry little festive season?

We’ve held onto some traditions that span 50 years. One of these is the little ones handing out gifts. A big hoo ha is made about the mound of gifts. The mound of gifts are lots of gifts big and small wrapped for them. We do adult gifts but watching the astonishment of the little…… Continue reading Having yourself a merry little festive season?

Please talk to me

I have found through comments and messages how many people need someone who understands their pain. Some are newly diagnosed people. I happily chat to them all. Not only does it help them but it helps me too and it feels good to help in a small way. Some people don’t want to leave comments…… Continue reading Please talk to me

Surviving the Festive Season for the chronically ill…

The festive season has always been a magical time for me. There is nothing like Christmas. I relish in all things Christmas… Even Boney M! Yes… I start counting down the months. People say that Christmas has just become commercial and the spirit of it has been lost. That may be for some people but…… Continue reading Surviving the Festive Season for the chronically ill…

The importance of mental health

I’ve always believed in the field of psychiatry. Reading about about how people who were mentally ill were treated through the ages was always incredibly sad. How they were believed to be possessed by demons because there was no other way to explain their behaviour at that time. How they were subjected to gruesome procedures…… Continue reading The importance of mental health

The evolution of Tracey

The post hospital shake up My hospital stint was a real shake up in my life. Being taken out of normal every day life and facing a serious battle was life changing. As much as it was horrid to be in hospital, I think in hindsight it was needed. It was the universe giving me…… Continue reading The evolution of Tracey

How I was diagnosed with Lupus

Greetings! I had felt unwell for a while.  I knew something was wrong, I just did not know what it was or where to start. I ran fevers a lot and at some point I just thought it was allergies or something. My husband and I did however say that I needed to go and…… Continue reading How I was diagnosed with Lupus