Glimpsing Gembles

Glimpse of Gembles

Glimpse into blog tweaks

I love to write and to share my ideas and experiences on my blog. I am constantly thinking of new ways to make it more interesting and give my readers a blog which they enjoy. Due to my health, it is quite hard for to me remain consistent, but I try my best, and you […] Read more…

Glimpse into fighting for the life you want to live

Having chronic illnesses is like being a tightrope walker, juggling twenty different balls, with one arm tied behind your back and a blind fold over your eyes.  * You are forever fighting against losing every aspect of your life which is important to you, while at the same time finding the delicate balance of where […] Read more…

Glimpse into end of year best wishes

Hello there! I truly hope that you have all had a lovely Christmas. I had a beautiful time with my small family, revolving around good food, thoughtful presents, Christmas movies, board games, love and happiness. Thankfully, my body allowed me a couple of fairly good days, and I was able to join in on the […] Read more…

Glimpse into the new man in my life!!

Hello all! I apologise for my recent absence from the blog. One of the ironic things about keeping a blog about life with chronic illnesses is that the chronic illnesses sometimes keep you from the blog! Something exciting which has happened during the time though is that a puppy chose me to be his human! […] Read more…

Glimpse into another diagnosis – POTS & RBBB

My health journey has taken another turn in the past fortnight. Mid February, I visited a cardiologist, after having had a tilt table test performed in December, and discovered that I have Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS). This explains a great deal, such as the light headedness, dizziness, palpitations, low blood pressure, nausea, brain fog and fatigue. It is […] Read more…

Glimpse into Motivation Monday – week 8 2014

This week’s Motivation Monday…   This is especially apparent in chronic illness, due to the ongoing unwell times and loneliness, and then the stressful visits to doctors, endless tests, worry about employment and your lack of independence, and how you will get your life back on track, the loss of friends, and life plans and […] Read more…

Glimpse into Motivation Monday – week 7 2014

Welcome to the new blog series… Motivation Mondays! To get things started, here is an idea to think about this week….  “Do not wait until the conditions are perfect to begin. Beginning makes the conditions perfect.” A big part of having a chronic illness is waiting. Waiting for answers, waiting for results, waiting for improvements. […] Read more…