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
Was it all worth it? We find out tomorrow!
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!
The Road to Recovery
"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
WTH? I DID NOT ANTICIPATE THIS POST OP NIGHTMARE!
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!
Watch my latest vlog”The pursuit of a Pain Free life …” on YouTube
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
My Chronic Life Vlog accounts are live!
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!