Medical Musings with Friends started in January 2017. I was resting one afternoon in my bedroom, contemplating the new year ahead and wondering what possible purpose my life could hold, as my body kept spectacularly attacking me from every angle. I have a Rare Genetic Bone Disease with multiple bone breaks, ongoing surgeries, severe spinal … Continue reading Meet The Admin Team
"Life is too short, take nothing for granted" These are catch phrases we have probably allowed to roll off our tongues at one time or another. Both have so much meaning and I hazard a guess, a slightly different meaning for all of us. On my Facebook Support Group, we have a weekly segment called … Continue reading Gratefully Taking Nothing For Granted
I recently saw one of my favourite Specialists. I always look forward to seeing this particular Specialist. We have become good friends and enjoy chatting about all things French. She is mad about France as am I. With me being born on Bastille Day and also loving French decor, the food and the language, well … Continue reading Apparently Life Won’t Stand Still, Even If My Legs Won’t Work!
Over the past couple of weeks I've been busy reading and editing some of my older blog posts. I'm no where near finished but it's been such a worthwhile exercise so far. I've enjoyed reliving my journey and discovering how much my writing style has changed since I started blogging over 3 years ago. I've … Continue reading My Mini Musings
There is something good in every day. Is there? Is that even a possible concept for those of us who have chronic illness? The initial response from the chronic illness community is likely to be a resounding "No". Pain, procedures, lack of sleep, lack of understanding, countless medical appointments and tests, chronic fatigue, lack of … Continue reading There is Something Good in Every Day
The lovely Mariah, Blogger at "From This Point Forward", has very kindly shared my story to her readers. Check it out, but more importantly please make sure you have a good look around Mariah's blog. It's a great one to follow 🙂 Sam xx http://www.fromthispointforward.com/2017/05/facing-forward-sam.html?m=1
My left femur broke spontaneously on October 6th 2014. It just snapped in two, no warning, apart from pain at the site for a few weeks, it just happened!! From a medical perspective it is a pathological break and we now know I have a rare genetic bone disease. It's The Strongest Bone In Your … Continue reading The day my femur broke!