Hello! I’m back just in time for Dysautonomia Awareness month. According to WordPress I haven’t posted in over 10 months. Time for that to change. October is the month of pumpkin spiced lattes (I’ve never had one, are they nice?), woolly jumpers, Halloween and it is also Dysautonomia Awareness month. Dysautonomia is the umbrella term…… Continue reading I’m back, and bringing Awareness
Hi everyone! Things have started to get better (thank goodness). I managed a whole day out and about in town, I walked approximately 6 miles and I could count the number if dizzy spells I had on one hand! I was however completely destroyed the day after and spent most of the day on the…… Continue reading My slightly impossible potsie wishlist
Hello everyone! My favourite time of year has begun. We are three days into December and I am so excited for all the festivities to start. I’ve been away from university for a week now and to be honest, I’ve barely done anything. Two weeks ago, I started on a new medication call Midodrine. So…… Continue reading What to do next..?
My PoTS has been particularly bad and unpredictable. After a few A&E admissions and missing most of my lectures this semester, I have decided to tak a break from university and move back home. As much as I love being in Sheffield, my degree and my lovely housemates and friends, it has become quite unsafe…… Continue reading Sometimes you bend, sometimes you break
It’s been a while since I posted, sorry about that. I’ve been crazy busy with moving back to Newcastle and revising for my exam next week (eek), my PoTS has also been playing up. I’ve had quite a few ‘incidents’ over the past week or so including a trip down the stairs and collapsing in…… Continue reading What to do when you can’t do anything
The summer has arrived in the UK and even though this morning I was rained on, the sunny spells are on the increase. Rumour has it that the UK could expect highs of up to 32°C this week. Crazy or what?! Staying cool and hydrated is important for everyone during the summer months however, for…… Continue reading 10 tips for staying cool
It’s been a while since I’ve had much to update you on when it comes to my health. It’s been rather quiet until recently. In May I was having a horrible time with my PoTS. I was blacking out at least once if not twice or three times a day. It was pretty much impossible…… Continue reading Head versus Heart