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!
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
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!