12 April 2012 ~ 18 Comments

Medical Dreams and Nightmares: It’s Time For Change

I have a dream that patients who go to thyroid doctors are no longer told they are fat and lazy and it’s their own damn fault despite the fact that their butterfly glands have seriously let them down. I have a dream that patients no longer have to “doctor hop” in a desperate attempt to […]






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28 November 2011 ~ 6 Comments

Dastardly Doctors and Fighting The Good Fight

My husband returned from seeing a liver specialist today who shouted at him and told him off for not taking the full dose of his meds because it hasn’t always been practical to take three a day, even though his levels are now excellent. It was this – as well as countless other experiences with […]






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04 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

5 Tips for Dealing with a New Diagnosis

  This article is dedicated to everyone who has just been diagnosed with a chronic illness, in particular those whom I know personally and have done my best to help. It is also dedicated to my dear friend Anita Roberts who never ceases to inspire me (and amaze me!) with her positive spirit and determination. […]






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