Posting this after another reminder from my extremely supportive partner that I need to stop fighting my own body and let myself be poorly (said in a lovely Teesside accent). Allowing myself to stop and let my body take control is one of the biggest learning curves I’ve struggled with. The reality is that chronicContinue reading “It’s okay to be unwell”
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I’m 28 years old and my Dad blow-dried my hair today
I’m not talking about a professional curly blow that left my locks all glossy and bouncy, nor am I talking about a sleek straight blow dry finish. I’m talking about a messy but functional blow dry from a man who loves me dearly but who doesn’t believe in the power of using a nozzle toContinue reading “I’m 28 years old and my Dad blow-dried my hair today”
Treating a floppy airway
This post is going to throw you back to the days of GCSE Biology, yep I’m gonna talk about osmosis. So… treatment. At the moment, there’s no ‘fix’ for my floppy airway. It’s more of a case of dealing with the symptoms of tracheomalacia and managing them in the best way possible. I’ve mentioned inContinue reading “Treating a floppy airway”
What the hell is tracheomalacia?
Don’t worry, that’s exactly what I thought…. Ever since I can remember, I’ve always been one of those cool kids who carried a blue inhaler around with them, got a little bit wheezy in winter and was stereotypically below-average in P.E. A classic asthmatic! Despite a handful of hospital admissions as a child, it wasContinue reading “What the hell is tracheomalacia?”