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Anyone that has gotten an email or note from me lately may have noticed that I have started signing my name as “Lydia!”

Why an exclamation mark after my name? 136 more words


The beginning….

Hi everyone, if you are reading this then you may have stumbled across it by the way of Facebook or Instagram, you’re actually more than likely my friends or family. 415 more words

Chronic Pain

Arthritis in my hands waking me at night

The Remicade still seems to be working great, as far as I can tell.  I have had my physical adventures seriously limited due to breathing issues, so really I don’t over tax the arthritis much. 110 more words

Chronic Pain

The answer to all life's problems: Buy a juicer!

My Peer Mentor is very well intentioned. Thanks to him, I have finally discovered the ultimate cure and solution to my chronic pain and all life’s other challenges as a bipolar person with tardive dyskinesia: Buy a Juicer! 496 more words

#bipolar #disorder

Change Your Exercise Routine to Ease Joint Pain

When you’re struggling with joint pain, particularly as you age or develop conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA), the last thing you probably care to think about is exercise.  477 more words

Pain Management

Don't even know what to put here

If you have read my previous posts you will likely know that I am seeing a support worker, CPN, and going to a pain clinic for help with chronic pain but still it feels like nobody listens to me. 328 more words


More of the Same--Only Worse

It’s days like this that really make it hard to live. Even before I was stricken with ankylosing spondylitis, I found it exceedingly difficult persevere at times, but now it’s unbearable. 707 more words

Ankylosing Spondylitis