World Voice Day

My name is Ramesh. I have stammered since the age of four and am writing a blog for World Voice Day to share my experiences with stammering and also strategies that I have used in order to work on, and improve my speech. Before we get going with this blog, I thought it would be […]

World IBD Day

19 May is World IBD Day. IBD stands for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, which is not to be confused with IBS – Irritable Bowel Syndrome (word of warning – please don’t compare IBD to IBS to someone who has IBD!). IBD is mainly used to describe two diseases: ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s Disease, which effect the […]

World Parkinson’s Awareness Day

My dad has Parkinson’s. He’s 76 and has been diagnosed for 6 years. His disease has advanced to the point in which he now needs full time care, which is primarily in the form of my mum. Nothing about our experience with this disease has been uplifting or positive. I suppose that’s not entirely true. […]

Endometriosis

When your womb rules your life….. I can remember at the age of 14 feeling left behind by my friends as I hadn’t started my periods yet. Wishing I could go back in time and remember what life was like before as it’s been 22 (and counting) years of dreading what will come with each […]

Assistance Dog

Hi my name is Timmy and I am 12 years old. I am what is formally known as an Assistance Dog. I live with my mum who is known as a recipient in Wiltshire. This is my story. I was born on 30th March 2011 with a number of brothers and sisters. My breeder contacted […]

What is ADHD in Adults?

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always dreaded coursework or long complex tasks. Not because of the subject itself, but due to the fact I knew I would spend most of the time planning to do the work, procrastinating and avoiding the work as much as possible. Instead of executing the project, I […]