Two years of ‘PA Days’

Related blog posts https://the-slow-lane.com/2017/03/15/worthy-of-help/ https://the-slow-lane.com/2018/07/31/one-year-on-pa-days/ Hello I’m Anna and I rely on help from Adult Social Care. When I left the care of my parents and moved in with Mr Tree Surgeon, six years into my M.E. journey, a dream came true. I had flown the nest, but that momentous story is for another day.Continue reading “Two years of ‘PA Days’”

The emotional impact of long-term physical illness

As published on the ME Association website on 8th July 2019. To read the article on their website, click on this link https://www.meassociation.org.uk/2019/07/the-emotional-impact-of-a-long-term-physical-illness-by-anna-redshaw-08-july-2019/?fbclid=IwAR1mQ9Js_NEnkmWQWH_o4vXGGpNgc18Nynb75tRsqcNb4zhHzYk7rBo-wTA I have no diagnosed mental health conditions, but in the same way that we all have a physical health, every single one of us has a mental health. Recently mine hasn’t beenContinue reading “The emotional impact of long-term physical illness”

The tea party for M.E. – Blue Sunday 2019

Just a low key tea party this year. That was what I was aiming for. Just a small scale Blue Sunday where I hoped we’d maybe scrape together £500 or so to send off to The ME Association to help them carry on with the vital work they do. I was little dumbfounded then, toContinue reading “The tea party for M.E. – Blue Sunday 2019”