The Last Straw Or A New Opportunity?

My Respirologist, the wonderful doctor who (finally) caught my immune deficiency, which has changed my life for the better, is now also the doctor who has confirmed that I have Type 2 diabetes. She did the tests, along with other blood tests, because she is just that thorough. Why take a couple of samples to …

Reblog: What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do!

My friend, Sam, has another take on what I have been talking about in my last few blog posts. 

If I take anything out of this it would be that we can’t stand still. Even if we don’t know what we want/need, we must carry on forward.

Lydia!

My Medical Musings

Sometimes the path ahead in life can seem a little unclear.

Sometimes we are faced with a range of life choices, almost too many, which often complicate matters and require a great deal of thought….too much thought!!

Sometimes we have limited choices, none of which are particularly helpful, so instead of moving forward we feel paralysed.

Add in chronic illness, and the restrictions often surrounding our diseases, complications are taken to a whole new level when we are faced with which path to take.

So how do we deal with forks in the road, a change of direction, a smorgasbord of opportunities?

The Cheshire Cat Approach

In Lewis Carroll’s famous novel, “Alice in Wonderland”, there is a lovely scene in the story, where Alice meets the Cheshire Cat as she comes to a fork in the road.

Alice: Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go…

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