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The Tides of Chronic Illness Life

I was sitting at our local cafe this week, which is situated on a Point overlooking the Bay and beautiful Islands beyond. It really couldn’t be more idyllic and I am blessed to live so close to such a gorgeous place on Australia’s east coast. 976 more words

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Reflect and Restart

I really wasn’t sure if I wanted to reflect on 2017. Was it worth reflecting on my life with chronic disease? Did I achieve anything? Did I want to relive what at times felt like days and months of overwhelming pain? 657 more words

A New Year Promise

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”  Jeremiah 29 v 11 ( New International Version)

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Home From Hospital

The past 8 days I have been lying in a hospital bed basically writhing in pain.

Rewind to the beginning of that 8 day period and I was being rushed to hospital in an ambulance as my left leg, the one with the non union femur fracture, was like a wooden block and it would not lift off the ground. 1,813 more words

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Meditate on These Things

How often do you find yourself reaching for the phone, to send a text or email the moment something happens in your life?

How often do you stop and pray first, asking God for strength and wisdom or thanking Him for the blessing?  47 more words

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Q&A: I’m 26 years old. For the past 5 years I’ve been experiencing pain and cracking sensations in my hips and knees. I have a history of overeating and purging (10 years). I’ve taken supplements to no avail. Are there any other ways to restore my bones?

Better do some investigation to see what happens to the bones, is hard to recommend meds without knowing the state of your bones.

Some bone problem can be “fixed” with meds, others do permanent damage to the bones and meds can help to stop the deterioration, and sometimes you may need surgery because the meds can’t help.

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Accepting Reality

The term “Rare Disease” suggests unknown territory, complications and no easy answers. That terminology definitely describes my rare bone disease.

My Orthopaedic Specialist appointment today didn’t fully deliver on my previous   542 more words

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