#PurpleFriday (7 December 2018) will see the world Going Purple in aid of Crohn’s & Colitis UK. Go Purple at work, school, university or in the gym – wherever you can! Invite your colleagues, your friends or family to be involved – get them to Go Purple for Crohn’s & Colitis UK.
As usual time has passed – back in July I went and visited my GP for the first time in a long time. Since then I have been back to see him a couple of times. After my first appointment, we agreed that I would try out an additional medication, so I started on Sertraline… Continue reading New Anxiety Medication Sertraline
I have reviewed my medication treatment over the past 9 years and shared my medication history with you here. I have been considering my next step in relation to therapy treatment for my anxiety and depression and so have reviewed my therapy treatment to date. I had my mental health breakdown in June 2009 and… Continue reading Therapy History 2018
I have decided to go to see my GP about my anxiety and depression, so thought it best I pull together a history of medication I have been prescribed over the past 9 years. Here is the medication I have been prescribed for anxiety and a link to a description on the Mind website:
As you know from previous blog posts I have Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) in the form of Ulcerative Colitis, to be specific I have Ulcerative Proctitis which effects the rectum area, rather than the whole bowel. Crohns and Colitis website has an excellent explanation of Ulcerative Colitis here I am under the care of Kettering General… Continue reading Ulcerative Colitis Update July 2018
I have a lot of time for Martin Lewis of Money Savings Expert, for his advice on consumer finance and his annual debt advice booklet for people suffering with mental health illness. He is also the face of the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute, based in London UK. I am proud to contribute to… Continue reading Mental Health and Money Research
Ben Jennings on the government’s strategy to cut obesity – Guardian cartoon by Ben Jennings today
I had been receiving DLA and then PIP for the past 5 years or so, because of my mental health and Ulcerative Colitis. Following a mid award review which started in August 2017 and a medical assessment by Capita in November 2017, my PIP award ended on the 11th December 2017. I have been reflecting on… Continue reading Reflection about losing PIP Award
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My poor wife has to take various medication at three different times in the day. It soon became impractical and confusing to just take the tablets direct from the packet and meant there was often a conversation about whether medication had or hadn’t been taken. So we have bought a few different tablet boxes, also… Continue reading Dosette or Tablet Medication Box