10 Practical ways to ease the discomfort of a migraine

Many people who have never experienced a migraine assume they are just bad headaches. But the truth is they are severely debilitating and disabling. In my previous post: A migraine is not just a bad headache, myself and 25 fellow sufferers described what it feels like to experience a migraine, in an attempt to break Read the full article…

Challenging insensitive comments and “who has it worse” competitions

“Life is not a competition. Life is about helping and inspiring others so we can each reach our potential.” Does anyone else feel like they have to bite their tongue a lot? Do you hide a lot of what you are feeling because confrontations are exhausting? I seem to spend so much time suppressing my Read the full article…

I am still being denied access to Cervical Cancer screening

Following on from my post about being denied access to a smear test, I decided to write to my GP to try to get some answers and a possible solution. If you would like to find out more about why myself and thousands of other disabled women are being denied access to life saving smear Read the full article…

A migraine is not just a bad headache

I have suffered from migraines since my late teens. Mine are hormonal and they were first triggered when I started taking the combined contraceptive pill. Oestrogen is my arch enemy. At their worst, I suffer debilitating migraines for two weeks out of my four week menstrual cycle. A migraine can feel like a living hell, Read the full article…