Dear Fibro, When I think of the person I used to be, I think of a person who has everything together. The reason being I was a total control freak. I’ve been anxious for as long as I can remember, and being organised and in control of my own life – as much as it… Read More Dear Fibro…you’re taking control
We have probably all put people into categories… ‘the quiet one’, ‘the sporty one’, ‘the funny one’. But since I’ve experienced chronic illness I have started to categorise people differently. Here are 5 people you’ll meet if you have a chronic illness too. 1. The expert This person knows someone with your diagnosis, or knows… Read More 5 types of people you’ll encounter if you have a chronic illness
My relationship with my GP has been difficult in the time leading up to my Fibromyalgia diagnosis and in the period following. But yesterday I experienced a particularly upsetting appointment which led me to consider which of us is the ‘expert’ – patient or professional. Read on for my story. Medication mix-ups When officially… Read More Patient or medical professional: who is the expert?