Getting back on track!

My last post was the first post I've written since I took a break from blogging, If you haven't read that post I will link it here. It explains whats been happening and why I've been taking a break. I am now feeling ready to start blogging again and getting my life back on track. … Continue reading Getting back on track!

I’m back! Why I stopped blogging.

Hi everyone, It's nice to be back blogging again, to be honest I've really missed it and I would like to thank the people who follow my blog for hanging around and sticking with me. Writing this blog is a big part of my life and it's a place I can get everything off my … Continue reading I’m back! Why I stopped blogging.

Leg ulcer update – Pictures included

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

Top 5: How nurses have helped me.

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.

Chicken pox: Info for parents.

My youngest officially has chicken pox. Thankfully my older two children have had them before so they are at a lower risk of getting them again. I thought I would write an info post to help parents that have children with chicken pox. Firstly I want to say that chicken pox is a contagious illness, … Continue reading Chicken pox: Info for parents.

What I’ve learnt from pain.

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.

Leg ulcer update: Nov 11 2017

I thought I would do a quick leg ulcer update as I haven't done one in a while. If you follow my Facebook page or my Instagram account, you may have noticed a while back I thought I might have an underline infection waiting to appear, well thankfully It didn't arrive and I think the … Continue reading Leg ulcer update: Nov 11 2017

Compression therapy: Layered bandages vs Hosiery kit. (Stockings)

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)

I don’t know what to do – Leg ulcer

If you follow my blog you will pretty much be up to date with whats going on with my leg ulcer, treatment wise, if you haven't read it yet I have linked it here. However lifestyle wise I have hit a brick wall and don't know what to do. I physically cannot work because of being … Continue reading I don’t know what to do – Leg ulcer