Tips for Traveling with Chronic Conditions or Illness | Rosie Abigail

Tips for Traveling with Chronic Conditions or Illness | Rosie Abigail

A few months ago, I came back from my first trip abroad in years.  Damn, I had forgotten how difficult flying and travelling can be if you have health problems. My husband turned up with this little rucksack, looking all happy, whereas I needed a rucksack for my medication alone, let alone my carry-on items.…

What Is Chronic Fatigue? | Speaking From Experience | Rosie Abigail

What Is Chronic Fatigue? | Speaking From Experience | Rosie Abigail

I'm a collector. A collector of symptoms, that is. In my bag, I've got wheezing and coughing, sciatica and swelling, anaphylaxis and aches, plus everyone's favourite; anxiety. Most of my chronic conditions have been with me since birth, or developed once I finished puberty. However, there is a condition that has only been with me…

What *Is* PCOS? PCOS Awareness Month | rosie abigail

What *Is* PCOS? | PCOS Awareness Month | rosie abigail

How apt is it that I am welcoming PCOS awareness month with a PCOS flare up? It’s like my body has decided to try method acting. Sorry, I’m speaking in acronyms like some eighties businessman - let me clarify what I’m on about. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. A surprisingly common disorder that not a lot of…