When stuck in undiagnosed purgatory

The time between the first symptoms of an illness, and the day you receive a diagnosis are strange. A lot of worries, appointments, trials and errors. People often tell their "diagnosis story", I wrote about mine, but I feel like the little details and the emotions you go through when you are searching for a [...]

Lupus and Facing the World of Work

I wrote about my experience undertaking a postgraduate degree not long after I was diagnosed with lupus. With the degree in the bag, I have just completed an internship - my first experience of full time work since my diagnosis forced me to quit my teaching job. Of course, 5 months as an intern does [...]

Bonjour From Brussels

Life can feel surreal at times, and these next five months I doubt will stop feeling surreal for me. I've finished my degree (minus two final essays), and I've started an internship in Brussels with the Greens. (Why I always end up in cities beginning with B I don't know...) And by Greens, I mean [...]