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my vulnerabilities

i am only human. i think.

the past 2 months or so, especially, saw me very temperamental. did you see my posts when i exploded and i cried, when i was sarcastic and when i wept? 370 more words


30 Things About My Invisible Illness You May Not Know

September 8-14 2014 is Invisible Illness Week.

1. The illness I live with is: Rheumatoid arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Depression, Bulimia Nervosa

2. I was diagnosed with it in the year:  1,374 more words


scoliosis & hypovitaminosis d

i checked, and i found out that i am sorely deficient in Vitamin D. my stores are only a pathetic 8.24 ng/L when >30 ng/L would be sufficient. 120 more words


stabbing shoulders

it has been a rather frequent affair- my shoulders hurt so much that by bedtime, the pain is so excruciating there is an intense urge to stab my joint with a knife. 301 more words


going, gone

on Tuesday at 6ish first thing in the morning, i heard news over the radio that Robin Williams left this world. my heart sank. i was anxious the whole day. 1,541 more words

Mental Health

perhaps it's time to switch

yesterday at work, i received a call from my rheumy. she had seen my email. i excused myself to speak to her as there wasn’t any patients, so i walked out of my clinic, and hid in a corner while i talked with her. 1,013 more words


dear heart

ourage, dear heart. – c.s lewis

bear with me if you will, this topic will never go stale for me.

in the recent light of things, i’ve grown particularly sensitive again to the delivery of healthcare in Singapore. 543 more words