The A Word: 9 life lessons we learn too late!

We’d all be mega rich if we knew things ahead of time; imagine if we could predict the lottery numbers!  Unfortunately, we can’t but perhaps some of the mistakes we’ve made along life’s journey help us make better decisions today. Here are my top life lessons I wish I’d fathomed out earlier 😊. Before youContinue reading “The A Word: 9 life lessons we learn too late!”

The big secret revealed! How to live your best life

In this month’s blog I’m going to chat about miracles. Well, not exactly miracles, but it feels like a small miracle to me and, even better, its backed by science. When I was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease affecting my spine I was convinced I’d end up in a wheelchair by the time I wasContinue reading “The big secret revealed! How to live your best life”

The A Word: 8 Precious Tips for holidaying in Cornwall

In my opinion Cornwall is the most beautiful place in the world. Well, I haven’t actually been to all the beautiful places in the world but Cornwall must be up there with the best. Jamie and I spend a good deal of time walking the Cornish coast path and drinking and eating in the localContinue reading “The A Word: 8 Precious Tips for holidaying in Cornwall”

The A Word: It was one hell of a ride!

Hi everyone, this month’s blog is about “experiences”. The definition of which can be described as “an event or occurrence which leaves an impression”. The experience I’m going to chat about today definitely left an impression, but what kind of an impression I’m about to share. Apparently it’s better to spend money on experiences thanContinue reading “The A Word: It was one hell of a ride!”

The A Word: Wired and Tired!

“It wasn’t like that in my day”, was my Nan’s favourite saying.  I used to laugh at her stories of the “olden days” but it’s crazy how time flies and now I find myself saying the same thing. I remember in the “olden days” Dr Hunter visiting our house with his leather case and stethoscopeContinue reading “The A Word: Wired and Tired!”

The A Word: A tale of two halves

Hello everyone and welcome to my blog. It’s a tale of two halves, the past and the future.  I was intrigued to know the number of times I’d been asked the question I’m going to answer in this blog so I counted and can officially confirm it’s 74. Over the last 6 months 74 peopleContinue reading “The A Word: A tale of two halves”

The A Word: Mind your Language!

We’re just back from visiting my parents in Cumbria. As an only child, I wanted my parents to move closer when their health started to deteriorate but they wanted to stay put, which I understand but I’m now into my 32nd year of travelling up and down the UK motorway network for the 780 milesContinue reading “The A Word: Mind your Language!”

The A Word : Damn, I’m getting old!

Happy new year everyone, wow! 2022 is my 60th year; I never thought I’d make it but here I am. 😊 Every month I get loads of questions, not just about my life with AS, but all sorts of stuff. I do try and answer as many as possible but my response is often brief. Continue reading “The A Word : Damn, I’m getting old!”