ITP Convention

Today I attended the 20th Anniversary and convention of the ‘ITP Support Association’. I was very eager to attend after very recently being diagnosed with the condition. I’m pleased to say that I was not disappointed and would urge anyone looking for support, help or information to attend. The convention catered information in all aspects of ITP: from pregnancy, childhood and adult ITP and also different severity’s (acute, persistent and chronic ITP). It was a very laid back open atmosphere where every question, opinion and experience was valued. The patient mixers really helped give me confidence that I was not alone, and that many people were going through, or had been through something similar throughout their own ITP journey. I left the convention with much more than a book full of notes, but a fulfilment within myself that I was part of something.  Continue reading