Covid-19 Lockdown: how is it going?

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As the Lockdown started in Switzerland in mid-March I wrote about my strategy to manage Corona times. I named 5 things that I thought might help me through this extraordinary period. So where am I now? How do I feel? Today decisive measures will be loosened, schools, shops and restaurants will open again. Like many … Read more Covid-19 Lockdown: how is it going?

Coronavirus: 5 tips to manage your day

Strategy for living with Coronavirus pandemic

The news gets grimmer every day. Many of us are living in Lockdown. We are frightened and understandably so. The Coronavirus disease is causing a pandemic which is shaking our beliefs, culture, daily habits and the very essence of our lives. These are life changing events for us all. Whatever this leads to, whatever we … Read more Coronavirus: 5 tips to manage your day

Another Patient Journey: 2019 was a good year

Picking up the story from my last blog Was 2019 really that bad? my doctors advised that I should stop the TNF blocker drugs, that had enabled me to live a normal life for the past three years, before undergoing cancer surgery. That made sense. These drugs work by dampening the immune system. I could … Read more Another Patient Journey: 2019 was a good year

When things don’t go according to plan – An April Fool’s Day Joke?

It’s time to come out with it! In January I broke my leg skiing. Now it’s April, and I STILL have a sort of plastic brace on my leg. I’ve barely been out of the house since the accident, except to go to the doctor’s or physiotherapy. But I’ve been to many places inside my … Read more When things don’t go according to plan – An April Fool’s Day Joke?