Speech Language Pathologists Rock!!

My throat hurts and is scarlet but I can speak – almost! I had my first actual treatment session today with my speech language pathologist. As mentioned before she was pretty certain that she could treat me and get my Continue reading Speech Language Pathologists Rock!!

Communication: Listening is key…

Immigrating to Canada, from England, I expected to experience a change in culture. 13 years later I still have moments when I find myself inadvertently saying or doing something based on being born and raised in England. Even moving within Continue reading Communication: Listening is key…

Different answers wanted please!

OK – so it turns out that I lied. Some time ago I said that I just wanted answers to my breathing issues. Apparently, that’s not true. I’d like answers that are easier to address, resolve and ideally cure! I Continue reading Different answers wanted please!

The privilege that most people take for granted…

In the last few years there has been an increasing awareness of white privilege. Yet there is another kind of privilege that most people take completely for granted, regardless of the colour of their skin, their race, religion, sexuality, gender Continue reading The privilege that most people take for granted…

“Nihil de nobis, sine nobis” – Nothing about us, without us!

Apparently when medication brings your blood pressure down into normal range, after 3-4 months of being insanely high, your body reacts as so you have low blood pressure. Or at least, mine does. So it’s been a few days since Continue reading “Nihil de nobis, sine nobis” – Nothing about us, without us!

Items for my Bucket List #5-8

It’s been just over a week since I last posted about my new bucket list. At that time I had the first four items identified: Coffee with a friend in our local Starbucks To be a bridesmaid To visit New Continue reading Items for my Bucket List #5-8

Great customer service still exists. Thanks Fido!

On the 23rd August 2016, I had an anaphylactic reaction during a biopsy. Being in my local hospital at the time I was treated very promptly and discharged a few hours later with the normal warnings about watching out for Continue reading Great customer service still exists. Thanks Fido!