What is Fibromyalgia

Some of you may or may not know that I suffer from fibromyalgia.  It actually affects my day to day life more than Lupus. Fibromyalgia is described in medical terms as a “long-term or chronic disorder. It’s associated with widespread pain in the muscles and bones, areas of tenderness, and general fatigue”. I like to…… Continue reading What is Fibromyalgia

What is Lupus?

So I throw this word around all the time and I’m aware that not a lot of people are aware of what it actually is.  This is a problem we face: Lack of awareness as well as lack of research. Did you know : They haven’t really come out with something new for Lupus in…… Continue reading What is Lupus?

Part 1: The neck procedure that went sideways

As you will come to find in my blogs the universe likes to mess with me.  Things that are considered standard generally go sideways. I was diagnosed in 2007 with osteoarthritis in my neck.  I went for many treatments from traction to facet infiltration and regular physiotherapy. It has only deteriorated over the years to…… Continue reading Part 1: The neck procedure that went sideways

Welcome to my blog

My blog has come about because purely because some people saw something in me that I did not see in myself.  As I’m sure you have gathered from the title I have Lupus and Fibromyalgia.  Both pretty nasty medical conditions. I would occasionally post challenges I was facing, hospital stints, doctor’s visitor’s etc. on Facebook. …… Continue reading Welcome to my blog