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

Part 2: The neck procedure

We left off the last blog with me being in minor pain which was ok. Dr Frolich came to see me to discharge me and asked me if I could feel the effects already. Umm no?  We clock it down to me needing more time.  This was Thursday.  She said that by Monday when my … Continue reading Part 2: The neck procedure

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