My 2018 in review

2018 has been the year of me being productive, determined and self-motivated. I would admit I haven’t achieved as much as I hoped this year. However I’ve discovered what I’m capable of and what I can accomplish with the resources and connections I have. Here is a roundup of all my achievements, activities and life… Continue reading My 2018 in review

My first catheter change

Back in June, I shared my story of getting a suprapubic catheter fitted. 10 weeks on, I’m pleased to say it’s been a success and no major problems have occurred. There has only been two minor incidents so far; one night nothing was flowing and I spent an hour drinking bottles of water trying to… Continue reading My first catheter change

NHS at 70: Conquering my mental health

This week Britain has been celebrating 70 years of the National Health Service (NHS). For my international readers who may not be aware of what this is – the NHS is a public service that provides UK residents with free healthcare and is funded by the tax payer. Being disabled, healthcare is a vital part… Continue reading NHS at 70: Conquering my mental health

My future with a catheter

This week I underwent life changing surgery and was inserted with a suprapubic catheter. A suprapubic catheter is a hollow flexible tube that is used to drain urine from the bladder. It is inserted into the bladder through a cut in the tummy, a few inches below the navel. I was given light general anaesthetic… Continue reading My future with a catheter