Friday 22nd December. I haven't done a Leg ulcer update in a while because to be honest, up until now, there wasn't really much to update on, it pretty much stayed the same. Yesterday I woke up and the pain wasn't to bad, it was bearable so me and hubby decided we would go into … Continue reading Leg ulcer update – Pictures included
CHRISTMAS...It's the most magical time of year.... well it's suppose to be, but not everyone feels like that. It's hard to be merry when you have an every growing to-do list before the big day arrives. For children it still is a magical time of year, They write a letter to Santa, asking for everything … Continue reading Christmas stress guide.
Nurses play a big part in leg ulcer treatments. They are the people who do most of the work when caring for someone. It is the nurses job to change all the dressings and complete records about the patients. I think sometimes the nurses can get very over looked and people talk about wound care … Continue reading Top 5: How nurses have helped me.
Do you walk into your home and wonder how it became so cluttered. Do you ask yourself how the piles of paper managed to work their way onto the kitchen counter tops? How have all the little knick-knacks started taking over your living room? Clutter is apart of everyone's life, even if you are the tidiest … Continue reading Is clutter affecting your health?
When I first decided to write this blog post, I hadn't really thought about what I had learnt from living with chronic pain but I had spent a lot of time thinking about how to cope with the pain. When people say " I'm in pain" or "I'm hurting" most people will try to give … Continue reading What I’ve learnt from pain.
I have had compression therapy for over two years now and I will probably continue to wear it for many years to come. I have had two different types of compression therapy, Layered bandaging and now I have the Hosiery kit, which are basically a set of stockings. Layered bandages This is a compression system … Continue reading Compression therapy: Layered bandages vs Hosiery kit. (Stockings)
In the dictionary pain is defined as.... PAIN (Noun) Highly unpleasant physical sensation caused by illness or injury. . Pain is so much more personal than that. People feel pain in so many different ways and for so many different reasons. If you follow my blog you will know why I am in pain but … Continue reading I don’t want to be in pain any more!
Being a mum is hard work, there is always something or someone who is demanding your attention. Some people think SAHMs have it easy, they can do what ever they want, stay in their pj's all day however it's not surprising that SAHMs are a large categorise for many depression polls. After the novelty of … Continue reading Staying happy as a Stay-at-home-mum.
Being a mum is the best feeling in the world, it's also the hardest thing to do in the world! Children are not born with a hand book and you just have to learn along the way. Having the ulcer has robbed me of three years with my children! Nearly all the things I used … Continue reading How This leg ulcer has effected me as a mum.