Tag: chronic illness

Fibromyalgia Flare up

My life is a perpetuating cycle of pain, on a daily basis. It’s something I don’t think I’ll ever be able to adjust to, because no two days are ever the same. I exist with chronic pain, daily – and it means I’m short on energy, as my body constantly tries to combat the pain…

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What I wish I knew …

Hindsight is an odd thing, but really most of us only understand something properly once we’ve experienced it. It’s something I’ve established as a blessing as much as a curse, because when you know better you do better ….but you also wish you knew better in the first instance. As I advocate more and more…

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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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