I found myself singing in the kitchen. Loudly. Don’t worry no neighbours were hurt during the singing! Some of you might think "Yup that’s Tracey for you" but the reality is that I lost the ability to find pleasure in music. My Fibromyalgia does not like loud noise. I would often have to tell Irfaan … Continue reading I was singing and dancing… Wait. What?
I ran, hid, ducked and dived from Covid for more than two years. I successfully ensured that the Covid monster didn’t get me… and then I tripped and fell and Rona got me! Hubby takes responsibility for it. He was sick first. He is never sick where he is completely run down. He was willing … Continue reading It caught me. It finally caught me!
I know. It's been FAR too long but I'm back to tell the ongoing story of my intensive treatment week that included Ketamine. I hope I address some of your questions, if not please pop me a message. I want to start by saying that Ketamine has been an amazing experience for me. However, different … Continue reading The Ketamine Chronicles Part 2
Part 1: Why ketamine As you know I have been seeing a new pain specialist. Dr Raath is in another city, an hour away from me but well worth it. In my 16 year battle against chronic pain I have yet to meet a Doctor who understands chronic pain and Fibromyalgia as he does. He … Continue reading The Ketamine Chronicles
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!
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
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!