I had intended on posting a blog about what many people refer to as 'medical gaslighting' but considering the times we live in at the moment (dealing with the Corona virus), and the incredible effort by health care professionals to keep us safe, it seemed in bad taste to post something that is critical of some doctors. That doesn't mean it's not important - it is - but now is not the time. Now is the time to express gratitude for those putting themselves at risk by helping us
I had intended to write about grief in chronic illness but my health took a turn for the worse with yet another episode of CSF leaks (hence a huge delay in my blog output). Those of you familiar with CSF leaks - or those of you who simply know what it's like to feel really, really awful with no respite in sight - you also know how easy it is to lose hope, especially if your medical care is below standard. Thankfully, in my case, with the help of a skilled neuroradiologist, I'