I remember the very day back in May 2017 when Laura contacted me and its a day I will never forget. A little voice, in utter despair, did not know which way to turn, what to do about her symptoms, how to get better how to manage them. Her mental health was very much affected…
Tag: mental illness
Me and My MS – Julie’s Story
During the time I was getting diagnosed and having treatment for my vestibular issues I discovered some other symptoms that concerned me. They were feelings of skin numbness, altered sensation on my right hip. I also had tingling and buzzing down my legs and fatigue. My Mum had MS and was finally diagnosed in 1997 after having years of symptoms. With that knowledge I visited my GP and subsequently had an mri and saw a neurologist who diagnosed me with MS in June 2018.
The face behind the mask
I am honoured to know so many brave and courageous people. I decided to be brave myself and share my story back in 2017 to help others and raise awareness, since doing so I have met some incredible people on my journey. So many posts and messages I receive every day touch my dizzy heart so deeply, this message I received this week really did hit home and I wanted to share it with you (I have had permission to do so by the author) .
Love and Hate relationship with Meditation….
Before I got ill in 2010, I had no clue about meditation. If you had asked me what it was back then, I would have shown you a blank bemused face, and said “someone cross legged on the floor with the two fingers together humming?”. I had no idea that I would be getting into…
A mothers perspective…
This has been a huge learning curve for me as the mother of a daughter who suffers from vestibular conditions and mental health, all beginning back in 2010 after my grandchildren were born.
Positivity and hope….
A world of dizziness every single day for me A condition that’s hard for people to see Invisible dizziness, vertigo and headaches to boot From mild symptoms to sometimes very acute But what has got me through is a positive attitude Even if everything I look at seems very skewed A lot of vestibular disorders…
Anxious about being anxious
If you had asked me 5 years ago what anxiety felt like, I would not be able to tell you. I had never experienced anxiety ever before! What I might have said and it would have been a guess is…..butterflies in the tummy feeling??!?