I have just arrived at a new job, quite literally- I just walked through the door to the building five minutes ago. I’m sitting in the waiting room now, because I got here a bit early and my new manager is still on the phone. I’m fairly nervous, although reasonably, I know that there’s no…… Continue reading Starting a new role at work, managing nerves and other distractions.
(Continued from part 1..) As said, he was so enthusiastic and so outward going, I always felt a little overwhelmed by him. But we got talking, and when I told him about my illness, he turned round and told me that he had had exactly the same experience. He was probably in his mid 60’s,…… Continue reading A conversation about stigma (part 2)
I met up with one of my oldest and closest friends for lunch on Tuesday. I hadn’t seen her for about a month, and so was looking forward to having a bit of a chin-wag and a catch up. We spent an hour eating pizza and chatting about life, love, motherhood and everything else, and…… Continue reading A conversation about stigma (Part 1)