Local elections

Just had another person knock on my door (3rd in 2 weeks) re voting.. My Thoughts- 1) My area is currently Labour 2) My area has always (since I can remember) been Labour or Split 3) All 3 visitors to my door have been Conservative 4) Labour councillors never once helped me when I wrote…

Could’ve been written by me

Full credit to http://fibrowomen.com/my-mom-has-fibromyalgia-reading-this-made-me-cry-for-her/ Chronic pain is increasingly rampant today. However, chronic pain and chronic diseases are often invisible. In many cases there are no plasters, visible rashes or nasal discharge involved. Those who suffer from chronic pain often appear “normal”, perhaps a little more fragile or sad than average. I suffered from chronic headaches…

Tramadol and grabbing life back

So after the meds I’m on and the pain I feel constantly ( some days worse than others) literally forcing me to balloon almost 4 stone in 2 years.. I was at my wits end. Unless you have an illness like this you cannot possibly understand… My daughter’s will tell you, I eat like a…

A catch up

It’s been a while. So sorry loyal readers. I’ve been up and down. Really trying to do lots as a volunteer to keep my brain working but paying dearly for it. I’ve had terribly painful legs, awfully sore hands and wrists and aching joints… all pretty par for the course. I’ve also had some bloody…