I want to take a minute to tell you why Professional Sick Girl exists. It’s true, I like to write; it’s my way of connecting with the world around me. … Continue reading Why we must talk about illness when it isn’t life or death
Previously I’ve written about working with a condition, amongst other aspects of life but I haven’t shared any travel stories. This is the first post in a series on travelling … Continue reading Travelling carefree and with a carry-on full of drugs
Technically, aged 25, I am a millennial. Glossing over the fact that this term throws together millions of young people- at a time in your life where a couple of years, for instance, can make the difference between a near affordable degree and one that will land you with a debt worthy of a small country- does it actually help anyone?
Ah it’s that time again. Home Intravenous Antibiotics and work. Always a tricky balance, but one made a lot easier for me this time by a job I truly enjoy … Continue reading Don’t mind me; I spilt some heparin in your coffee
Patience and perspective come in handy in many professional situations. They’re also pretty useful qualities to have when a doctor is sticking a plastic wire up your nose while passing … Continue reading Nothing like a nasal potential difference test to teach a little patience
Starting this blog was not easy. I used to struggle with the idea that future employers might pass me over for candidates who didn’t have a serious antibiotic habit going … Continue reading Fear is not conducive to good work