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A Letter To The World 

Dear World,

My name is Margaret Twitty and I am a 24 year old suffering with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/ Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy also called (CRPS/RSD). 1,085 more words


Benefit fraud and the effects on the perception of invisible illnesses

OMG!!! No wonder people are complaining about benefit cheats and fake sickness claimants and people with #invisibleillnesses get abuse!

I’m watching Benefit Britain: life on the dole and the tone of the narrator is horrific! 1,666 more words

Health And Disability

20 things I hate about having a chronic illness!

I know I’m all about positivity and try to keep a smile on my face and see the good in everything, but of course I get annoyed sometimes so here are some of my pet hates about being ill and having an invisible illness. 693 more words

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Crying? Who's crying?

I don’t think I’ve cried about what happened…about all of the things that I physically “lost” (temporarily) because of TM.  Which, I guess, is strange. 903 more words

We are warriors!

​Despite what it says, I won’t let it win! Its hard, its MF hard but we are warriors!

Put your hands up if you won’t let Chronic Illness take over your life!



Why being told I should take opiates freaked me out...

I’m reading Jenny Lawson’s book Furiously Happy at the minute. She’s actually hysterical! I read her first book in a few hours and kept having to make notes about things I wanted to write about myself that she’d brought up. 2,504 more words

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We All Need A Little Help 

Sometimes it’s easy to feel like you’re the only one in the world who’s struggling, who’s frustrated, or unsatisfied, or barely getting by.

But that feelings a lie and if you just hold on, just find the courage to face it all for another day and someone, or something, will find you and make it all okay. 34 more words