Angry doesn’t even begin to describe my emotion. Frustrated, disappointed, bewildered, and exhausted can be added to this list. What is causing me to feel this way? The policies of the Irish government, as implemented by the Department of Health, Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection, and the Department of Continue Reading
In this post I share my thoughts about the medical and care systems that people with chronic illnesses must use. Is there an alternative?
When you have a chronic illness, it often interferes with your plans. It was my intention to write a few posts last week when I was in hospital. Unfortunately, I could write nothing as the treatment and the hospital caused my pain to increase to a level that writing was Continue Reading
Packing your bag for hospital? What should you pack in your bag if you will be going to hospital. This is a list of recommended items to bring, plus some other tips. Recently I had to go to the hospital for a course of intravenous steroids to treat my worsening Continue Reading