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Saying goodbye to Meds (again)

Those who follow me will know I had to make a very difficult decision back in February this year. A decision that pressed a massive pause button on my life / plans; and that was to start taking a prescribed medication called Duloxetine. In February I was struggling to cope with a Fibromyalgia flare, a…

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Infertility awareness week

My mum tried to conceive me for five years, if we go back to the late 80s, she didn’t get a great deal of help and the help that was offered could have had grave consequences. My parents conceived me naturally and I joined my older brother to complete our little family. I always remember…

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Happy New Year!

All of a sudden we’re back in the roaring 20’s, a new year, a new decade and a fresh new chapter in life. No new year, new me to be found here. New year and a time for a fresh outlook on life, my life. Time to take count of the past years lessons, struggles…

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Nearly a year since diagnosis

So, what’s changed during this past year? In short… Everything. I don’t think I’d ever really understood what a chronic illness was, or how it could impact your life. I, alike my doctors had always attributed everything to being stress related; and whilst undoubtedly the last 13 months have been stressful… It’s also the first…

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Living with Endometriosis

I think it’s very difficult to explain what Endometriosis is and how it impacts people as everyone is different. So this is completely my account. Before I had my diagnosis life was difficult, but without knowing there was anything wrong with me I always found a way to power through. For years the nausea and…

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