Travelling with illnesses: be a pro jetsetter

Great insight to Air Travel which is my worst nightmare. TSA needs training on how to treat chronically ill. Reagan National was so rough on me one day threatening to have their Cancer/Port person come over to check me out. Bring her on, I’m not going in that damn room with you all alone. I felt demeaned and grouped is front of hundreds. My husband standing by helpless. I will not bend to their overblown egos and tactics to bully the ill. M

Chronically Me

So obviously travelling is a nightmare, but it gets so much worse when you’re ill. Here are a few bits of advice for next time you hop on a plane.

1. Be organised.

Before you go, gather up all your documents and get them in order, and then write out an itinerary for your travel. Give yourself plenty of time and plan out any rest breaks or emergency stops in advance.

2. Get comfortable.

Pack a snuggly jumper, fluffy socks, and whatever else you need to get cosy. I like to bring a soft, lightweight scarf, so that I can use it as a blanket when it gets chilly. Wear comfy clothes and consider taking an extra pair of shoes that slip on and off. If you’re spending a good few hours on the plane, you need to do it in comfort, otherwise you’ll regret it later.

3. Pack your…

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