Jaques's blog posts
It’s a word people seem to say to me a lot recently. Although it is a kind thing to say I’m not sure I warrant the title. Is it because they believe I am strong? Not in physical strength but a mental/emotional way? I however am not so sure.
Patient voices One Month to Go
Recently I have been a bit preoccupied with trying to increase my fitness levels. I work out at least 6 times a week and have started to notice that sometimes my illness slips my mind. Great! you might say, but not great when I have almost forgotten to take my meds a few times.
Patient voices Blood and Water
Over the last few weeks I have been finding things quite difficult emotionally. It is a shameful thing to admit but at my lowest point, I considered not taking my medication.
Patient voices Still feeling lucky?
It has been a strange month since writing my last post. Life for most appears to have returned to normal and this is true for me too. On the surface anyway.
Patient voices Getting tough for Tough Mudder
Its remarkable that in such a short space of time, I have been told "you have normal bloods." I cannot explain how exciting that news is. Despite thinking positively and being told by my consultant the medication is well tolerated, there is always that little whisper of doubt.