Please talk to me

I have found through comments and messages how many people need someone who understands their pain. Some are newly diagnosed people. I happily chat to them all. Not only does it help them but it helps me too and it feels good to help in a small way. Some people don't want to leave comments … Continue reading Please talk to me

The end of a love affair..

I loved the sun and the sun loved me. We had a beautiful relationship all my life. Living in Cape Town there were innumerable visits to the beach. There is nothing like a good swim or just marinating in the sea or a pool. I loved tanning. Getting that golden, olive skin was fabulous for … Continue reading The end of a love affair..

Surviving the Festive Season for the chronically ill…

The festive season has always been a magical time for me. There is nothing like Christmas. I relish in all things Christmas... Even Boney M! Yes... I start counting down the months. People say that Christmas has just become commercial and the spirit of it has been lost. That may be for some people but … Continue reading Surviving the Festive Season for the chronically ill…

And still I rise…

A little while back I faced something that for a while brought me to my knees. You see I had developed PTSD from a protracted period of time that was my own personal horror. It was absolutely awful. It caused me extreme anxiety, mental stress, panic attacks, depression, caused my Lupus and Fibromyalgia to almost … Continue reading And still I rise…

I’m baaaack!

I went through a rather hellish time. Everything just seemed to be going wrong at once. In so many areas of my life. On top of that I was having Lupus flares making dealing with everything so much harder. I took all these things as a sign. A sign that more changes needed to be … Continue reading I’m baaaack!

A dark time…

Not quite myself. Going through alot of emotional and mental stress that has now affected my body. So on top of major emotional and mental torment it's now affecting my body. My pain levels have increased massively. My fatigue levels are insane. Maybe once this all over I can share some of it with you... … Continue reading A dark time…

What the Hell Wish Wednesdays! Who needs a plastic surgeon when you’ve got Wish!

I stumbled across these gems.. plastic surgeon for what!? No prize for guessing which product I'm buying! 😂 Nose Job for what?? So much cheaper! Is your nose extra problematic? This might be the one for you! Looks totally legit. No pain, no gain! Pain free nose job! Just use this oil and you will … Continue reading What the Hell Wish Wednesdays! Who needs a plastic surgeon when you’ve got Wish!

My Journey with Fibromyalgia Part 1: In the beginning…

I'm writing about this because I am still in excrutiating pain despite really strong painkillers and physio. It is an invisible disease but so incredibly debilitating. Twelve years ago I was diagnosed with osteoarthritis in my neck. Ever since then I suffered with neck pain that caused me to suffer with terrible headaches and unbearable … Continue reading My Journey with Fibromyalgia Part 1: In the beginning…