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
Hi everyone! I promised that I would start vlogging... I have FINALLY gotten on the bicycle! I'm really excited about it and can't wait to do the next one but .... I'm still learnimg to ride this bicycle 😆!!! Hopefully a year from more (maybe less) I will look back at my first vlog and … Continue reading My first real vlog! All about my new pain treatments and being authentic. It’s a must see!
This has been a long time in the making. Its become really hard to blog. Something I really love. So I've turned to vlogging. To give people an insight into what life is like with Chronic Illnesses. I would love for you to join me on my journey! Facebook: MyChronicLife Instagram : @_mychroniclife I'm starting … Continue reading My Chronic Life Vlog accounts are live!
I'm sure some of you have been wondering where in the world I've been! Last year was a pretty brutal year for me health wise. Physical and Mental. I'm not in locked down, I'm locked in. Having co-morbidites and a very, very low immune system because of the immunosuppressants, meant that going out in public … Continue reading Covid Chronicles : Part 1
Frustration, anger, sadness, anxiety, grief, a sense of being lost. These are just some of the feelings I am feeling right now. The best way I know how to deal with it, is to write about it. I apologise ahead of time if this upsets any of you. I need to figure out my “new … Continue reading I’m Struggling. I’m Lost.
I have Lupus and Fibromyalgia and both have caused me problems with my connective tissue. Think of the sinew over meat. It's that stuff. When that contracts it makes your muscles contract. The pain is beyond excruciating. It takes alot of work to keep it in check. This is why I go for physio every … Continue reading Lupus Awareness Month! Lupus and connective tissue problems.
I went for a doppler power sonar to help with trying to diagnose if I had Rheumatoid Arthritis. I was happy that the entry to the hospital had a screening section where you had to answer questions and Sanatize. They would then give you a sticker. All I could think was right, let's do this. … Continue reading Update! The good, the bad and the ugly
This is turning into a saga. It's like a really bad telenovela! I meant to just post about the diagnosis but now new developments ... It's like a series of Scooby Doo episodes! Pulling off the mask to reveal the culprit. Give me strength. So I finally go to the Neurologist. I'm already a mess … Continue reading Part 2 : The diagnosis…But wait! New developments! Awaiting another diagnosis on a possible new condition!
I'm here to be a guinea pig. We are desperate for relief and will try anything. If you've tried something new let me know so I can feature it here for all us chronic folk. So I've seen these hyperbaric chambers before. Basically oxygen therapy chambers and found them very intriguing. Where I went wrong … Continue reading Hyperbaric Chamber (Oxygen Tank) review
I have been having a pain flare for 11 days now. 11 Days of excruciating pain. It literally robs you of days. Even weeks. It has literally robbed me of 11 days because I haven't gotten nearly enough done that I wanted to during this time. My life has been on pause. Everything has to … Continue reading I am so over with this. Just done. There is a silver lining though and a secret I want to share with you.