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!
My Latest Podcast Episode…My Hospital “Oops” Events and Other Anecdotal Incidents!
If you feel like listening to my "Musings " rather than reading them, here's the link to my latest podcast on Medical Musings With Sam. Just be warned, I think this latest episode may be more like ramblings than musings, or perhaps a bit of both. Either way, I'm sharing my latest surgical journey and … Continue reading My Latest Podcast Episode…My Hospital “Oops” Events and Other Anecdotal Incidents!
My Stoma Story Chapter Two….The Beginning of Blossom
**Includes Health Update** I decided I wanted a name that points to life, hope, and renewal. Something that makes me smile when I say it and gives me a sense of light heartedness.
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
Embracing The Chronic Disease Circle of Change
(Warning: Some images in this blog post may be confronting) My approach to any life changing event always starts with making time to stop and think. It’s crucial to be deliberate and focused when dealing with change.
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.
What Does A “Chronically Ill Contented Life” Really Look Like?
Rather than expecting a perfect life filled with halcyon days, I choose to love and cherish the moments of my life where I can engage with some of the activities I enjoy.
Blogging Off Until 2023…But First A Look At My Writing Year In Review
Every now and again it’s really good to stop and take stock.The end of the year, and the lead up to Christmas, is a perfect time to let go of a few things and make some space to slow down a little.After all, it is supposed to be the season of “Comfort and Peace”, as … Continue reading Blogging Off Until 2023…But First A Look At My Writing Year In Review
Taking Control Over My Calendar Catastrophe …Time For Some Annual Leave!
Have you looked at your Calendar at the start of a month and thought to yourself, ” What on earth was I thinking. I can’t possibly do all that!” I’m sure I’m not alone in this exclamation. As I scrolled through my calendar on my phone for the month ahead, I felt physically sick. It was … Continue reading Taking Control Over My Calendar Catastrophe …Time For Some Annual Leave!
A Personal Letter from Sam….My Health and Life Update and an Apology.
Hi Everyone, I recently wrote a letter to the members of my support forum, Medical Musings with Friends . I wanted to apologise for being so quiet with replying to their comments on the forum, and not commenting on posts in general lately. I've managed to schedule daily segments to encourage community and discussion, but … Continue reading A Personal Letter from Sam….My Health and Life Update and an Apology.