2019-08-23
Fed up in a hospital bed

Its not all bad – turning the negative to positive

I am currently sat in a hospital bed, I have been here for five days so far and it looks like I will be here for at least five more.  It would be very easy for me to throw a pity party for myself, complain about how depressing it is to be here, away from
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Falling apart in word tiles

Things I need to cope with chronic illness

Five years ago I was diagnosed with my first chronic illness. Fibromyalgia. Two years later I had various tests as I believed that my body was telling me that something more was happening underneath. I was told that it was all just down to fibro, and from then on, everything was down to fibro. Fast
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Fed up in a hospital bed

Living with Crohns Disease

Quite simply, it’s shit.  Yes, I am talking about both the illness and the fact that having crohns is a pain in the… neck! If you do not know already from following my hospital and toast updates via social media, since the end of July I have been rather poorly. To date, there have been
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Lady gaga fibro

Lady Gaga 5ft2, Does this show what chronic pain really is?

Having spent most of my summer in hospital for chronic pain and inflammation, it’s always a positive when I hear of famous people who are bringing chronic illness and pain to the forefront of the media spotlight. Fibromyalgia, lupus, chrons, depression and anxiety are just some of the major health issues which have been flagged
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Invisible Illnesses – A Poem

I sleep, and then I sleep some more, For my body aches, to move, it is sore, For I have an illness that no-one can see, Driving me mad, wondering, “Is it just me?”, Am I broken, or maybe just going mad? But then I am told, my immune system is sad. Sad and confused
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