The theme of the last couple of weeks seems to be pain. I have been dealing with extra pain with my neck and arm, and of course my stomach likes to remind me that it’s there too. Then, last week, I woke up with a blinding pain in my back. It goes down into my… Continue reading What a Pain!
TW: pet death I really don’t want to write this post. In fact, in many ways I struggled with whether I should. I am also struggling with whether or not I can. But I’ve decided it’s important. You see, today my family is losing our beloved dog, Mikko. Mikko has gotten old, and is… Continue reading Mikko
This week in Canada was #BellLetsTalk day, and Time to Talk day in the UK. Both days are focused on mental health awareness, and encouraging people to openly talk about mental health. Being transparent and discussing mental health experiences and issues is extremely important. It does a number of things: It can be empowering to… Continue reading It’s Time to Talk Mental Health
On Tuesday, I decided to make my husband his favourite cheesecake. It’s a chocolate chip cookie one, with a base of cookie, and more cookie bits baked throughout. Now, I usually bake it in a glass Pyrex dish lined with baking paper. This time, I forgot the paper. I was so tired by the end… Continue reading Swimming Through Brain Fog
Living with chronic disease can be challenging, and very time consuming. It often feels like a full time job just managing it. There are all sorts of aspects that need juggling to ensure that you are keeping on top of your chronic condition. They are important to ensure that you feel the best you can.… Continue reading Managing Chronic Conditions is a Full Time Job!
I’m sorry I haven’t written for a while! I had my barium test last week, and I planned to write about it afterwards, however I wasn’t well. The test ended up making my stomach flare, and then the next day I had a migraine. This meant that I ended up in hospital the day after… Continue reading My Barium Meal Experience
It’s a new year, and so I, as many people do, am reflecting on the past year. 2017 was a very mixed year for me. Health I spent most of the year with debilitating migraines that limited my mobility. That meant that I spent many days in bed, and have had to use a walker… Continue reading Happy New Year: Reflecting Back on 2017