Pushing your Spoonie Self

This poxy diagnosis (I don’t want to say my illness, my disability, because then I feel like I give it power) takes a LOT of getting used to (if you ever do).

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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…

Hospital day

Today is a hospital day ( for people like me, 1 of many you attend each year). This one is because of my messed up sinuses – they’ve given me pain and problems for almost a decade but none of my Drs bothered to do more than issue antibiotics… until my new Dr last year……

When Your Animals are your world

There’s been some talk in the news about people with depression, feeling better or at least not feeling as bad as often if they have an animal ( dog or cat)..  I have both dogs and cats and can safely say they are without doubt ( after my children) my world. So when they are…