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Brain Scan

 This morning I’m going to the hospital for a brain scan. It’s for the facial tic I’ve been having forever and because I’ve been falling asleep suddenly and for no apparent reason. 189 more words


I'm here

I thought that I should add a quick post just to reassure those who kindly worry about me when I disappear unannounced, that I am still alive and as well as possible. 797 more words

Chronic Illness

Opioid painkiller prescriptions increase

A report from the Public Health Research Consortium (PHR) has shown the increase in use of opioid medication over the past 15 years. This is despite the fact that our understanding of pain and what we can do to overcome pain has advanced enormously in that time. 911 more words

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Being okay with uncertainty

When I first started this blog, I was angry.  I never wrote about it, because I didn’t want to bring people down, but I was sick and tired of trying to explain my health issues to the people in my life, and feeling like they didn’t believe me. 634 more words

Chronic Illness

Identity Crisis: You vs Your Chronic Pain

“Don’t let your struggle become your identity.” -Unknown

In our daily battles with chronic pain, it can be very easy to lose ourselves in the fight, allowing our pain to define who we are. 303 more words


LydiaA1614 reblogged this on Being Lydia! and commented:

I have often struggled with my chronic pain for control of my life. This post has some really great tips on how to not let your pain define you. Lydia!  

The last 7 days / my life in photos

As it was the August Bank Holiday weekend here, Mr Myasthenia kid had three days off in a row, so we have been spending the time together. 759 more words



Proverbs 3:5New King James Version (NKJV)

5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart,
And lean not on your own understanding

I have never been one that has been very good at waiting and patience has never been my strong suit. 522 more words

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