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Being disabled is NOT being less able 

Now I am back from Switzerland (definitely go if you haven’t already) I am getting back into a routine and accepting my ‘disabled’ lifestyle.

I hate that label and term disabled. 361 more words


Article by Disease – "Higher Expression of NOD1 and NOD2 is Associated with Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) Syndrome But Not Behcet’s Disease (BD)"



NOD1 and NOD2 have been found to play a significant regulatory role in autoimmune disease. To analyze the role of NOD1 and NOD2 in the pathogenesis of Vogt- Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) syndrome and Behcet’s disease (BD). 210 more words

Bentham Science Publishers

How many spoons will I use up by lunchtime today?

Being in hospital seems like a lifetime away now and each day I am finding that I can do more and more and I am even missing being back at work…..which I am sure I won’t say when I am back!! 788 more words


First Flare of 2017 (It's Okay)

On the 19th of December I had my second round of Cytoxan, which wasn’t enjoyable, but I survived. By Christmas I had a nasty chest cold. 862 more words

Behcets Syndrome

Is infliximab any good for the neurological features of Behcet's syndrome?

Infliximab is a plausible alternative for neurologic complications of Behçet disease

Zeydan B, Uygunoglu U, Saip S, et al.

Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm 2016; 3:e258.


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Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm

My first post...

I’ve had this domain for almost two years now but never trusted myself enough to post it. I’m delighted to say that I was a very different person back then than I am now. 1,094 more words

Behcet's Disease

What to do on flare up days?

If you, like me, suffer from a chronic illness you are bound to have a flare up day eventually. These are days when your symptoms flare up and you feel limited to your bed. 685 more words