As a patient advocate, I am often called, inspiring, motivating, and full of strength despite my adversities. The truth is that most days, I am just treading water.
Cancel The Day, Cancel a Few Days….Just Remember It’s Important To Take Time To Look After Yourself.
There is always the temptation, when appointments or commitments are cancelled, to fill the time with other things. I know I can't, even though my head is always full of great ideas. My body is screaming at me. I have to listen to it.
Reflecting on Resilience, Courage, and My Chronic Illness Journey.
What I didn’t realise was how much resilience and courage I would need to publish my memoirs and even just to blog about my chronic illness journey. I knew I wanted to share my story to help others, but to do so really does make you vulnerable.
Celebrating Good News, Feeling Sad, Facing Change? There’s Only One Solution… A Cup of Tea!
There is something strangely calming about putting on the kettle, taking out a pretty china cup or mug, anticipating sitting in a comfy chair, and slowly sipping this hot delight.
My Book Is Turning One! My Year in Review as a Published Author!
I always knew releasing a book would be exciting but, in my naivety, I never expected it to be so exhausting and so emotional! It's been such a huge 12 months for me since having my book published. It actually feels like a lifetime ago in some regards, as my health complications became intertwined with … Continue reading My Book Is Turning One! My Year in Review as a Published Author!
You Have a Chronic Illness, but It’s Ok to Look and Sound Good When You Can. It’s Ok to Still be You!
I don’t want to be a prisoner to my disease. I want to scale whatever heights I can safely push, and ultimately I’m the only one who can decide my limits.
The Wound Doctor’s & Co Podcast….My Interview Discussing Chronic Illness and the Doctor Patient Relationship.
47% of Australians live with a chronic disease, and Samantha Moss is one of them. We talk to her about how she manages her wounds, how she stays positive, and how health professionals can better care for people with long-term conditions
Can You Live With Chronic Illness And Still Be Optimistic?
I choose to be happy despite the cross of chronic illness. In fact, I have found I can be joyful because of my chronic illness!!
To Share or Not To Share? That is the Question.
As a writer, it's a question I constantly ask myself. My aim is to ensure no one is left guessing and I reduce the risk of misunderstanding.
Our Tapestry Of Life – Another New Year Begins
2023 is here!A new year awaits. Will it be a good year, a difficult year, a happy year, a sad year?One thing is certain, none of us really know.As I look back over my life, every year has had highs and lows. Mostly, my life has been exciting and exhilarating. Yes, even the past 12 … Continue reading Our Tapestry Of Life – Another New Year Begins