I’ve always been a big fan of bouncing.
Jumping up and down on the spot was something I did from a very early age and it was probably a very early motor tic.
Despite having pretty rubbish coordination when … read more
I’ve written a few posts about my on-going bladder issues and about how wearing pull up incontinence pads helps me manage this and feel more confident.
There’s one slight issue though. It’s not their bulkiness or the fact that some … read more
A few weeks ago I wrote about my tricky appointment with the local continence nurse. I was there to get a prescription for pads to help me manage some of the issues I’ve been having with my bladder. Towards … read more
At the end of last year I wrote about being laughed at and mimicked while in a hospital waiting room. Today at the same hospital I had a completely different and very lovely experience chatting to two women who were … read more
I’ve had issues with my bladder for a long time, but just over a year ago they intensified. Since then I’ve been seeing a specialist neuro-urologist (neuro-uro), and with his help things have got a lot easier – particularly at … read more
This morning my support worker Ellie and I were in the waiting room at the specialist neurological hospital I go to. I was there to have a nerve conduction test, which turned out to be a pretty intense experience … read more
My neuro urology appointment (a specialism within medicine that looks after how the bladder and brain work together) got off to a very wet start this morning. But the liquid being spilt wasn’t wee, it was tears.
I’ve been having … read more
A few weeks ago I had an MRI scan of my back that identified a couple of issues. I then went on holiday, and last weekend was dominated by my birthday celebrations. During this time the scan and the … read more
I’m currently on holiday with Fran. We’re staying at an all-inclusive resort in Spain with a large pool, clean accessible rooms, delicious food and drink available throughout the day, and it’s idyllic!
I’m here for a proper rest after months … read more
My body’s buzzing again, but not with the sensation of my bladder buzzer. This time it’s a new device that I’ve just been given by the pain clinic. I wasn’t able to use it straightaway because I’ve got a … read more