Long story short, I am going into hospital on Monday to have surgery done on my neck to release my occipital nerves. I suffer from extreme, debilitating occipital neuralgia. It originates where your skull meets your neck. It gets so incredibly tight and causes all the muscles to spasm. Hell, even your scalp hurts. Literally. … Continue reading A quick update: They’re going to shave my head? OMG!
It's summertime in Johannesburg and we have been having some really hot days. The kind where if you are wearing make-up it will just end up in a puddle at your feet. The humidity has me on full Diana Ross level. I was stuck inside in this heat on my sickbed. Whoa, between the heat and humidity? It … Continue reading Was it all worth it? We find out tomorrow!
"What the hell did I get myself into?". These words played in my head many times during the weeks after I had gone under the knife. I was advised that the staples would have to come out on the 5th of November. 25 days. I obviously did research on staple care. For complicated incisions, like … Continue reading The Road to Recovery
Warning! If medical visuals make you squeamish please be aware that there are medical pics contained in this post. It was a cold, stormy night... okay no it wasn't but it was really early, dark out and very cold! I had set my alarm because I needed to be at the hospital early in the … Continue reading WTH? I DID NOT ANTICIPATE THIS POST OP NIGHTMARE!
As many of you who follow me on social media know, I went off to see a Doctor who specialises in Fibromyalgia. I was really impressed with the pre-appointment documents he sent me. I completed a Fibro questionnaire that I scored 90/100 on. Yeah this is not one of those tests where you WANT to … Continue reading IS IT YOU I’M LOOKING FOR? A new chapter in my search for a pain-less life
Look what I grew from just using kitchen scraps and raiding my spice rack! This is one of the ways you can do your bit for your environment and have the bonus of growing your own produce! This is the reveal from my first attempt at my little patch. It did so well that I … Continue reading My Scraps ‘n Spices Garden! Must see!
Head over to YouTube to watch my round up of my week! Catch my vlog here! Thank you for supporting me. I'm not going to stop blogging completely but due to health reasons, as you will hear in the video, I have to go the vlog route more often. If you're not... Please follow me … Continue reading Weekly Catch up!
For years I have battled with chronic pain because of my osteoarthritis, Lupus and Fibromyalgia. I've been given all kinds of medication and treatments over the years. Some help a little, others not at all. My physiotherapist did some research and found a physiotherapist who does laser treatment. So I've been going through a few … Continue reading Watch my latest vlog”The pursuit of a Pain Free life …” on YouTube