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Self-care tips

This is something I have to keep practicing as I am awful at looking after myself. Whilst I am great at ensuring those in my care are warm, clean and hydrated, I'm crap at making sure I am too. Until recently I didn't believe I should look after myself as I'm a bad person. If… Continue reading Self-care tips

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Supporting someone through rape and/or sexual assault

It can be quite daunting trying to provide support for a friend/family friend/work colleague who has been a victim of rape or sexual assault. Being attacked is something that won't ever go away. You can move forward with your life but you will always remember it. It's always there. You'll remember it at times when… Continue reading Supporting someone through rape and/or sexual assault

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Hour by hour in a local A&E department

note: this is what kept me entertained throughout the night while I attended Accident & Emergency for liver pain. xxx 11:50pm / Arrival to the department via ambulance. The waiting room was busy, there were no chairs left. There was a gentleman at the back in handcuffs with two police officers. I wonder what he's… Continue reading Hour by hour in a local A&E department