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The Importance of Sticking to Your Medication Regimen

For most of us, prescription medications are key to treating our chronic illnesses. Medicine doesn’t guarantee we will feel better, but it’s an important part of our efforts. 190 more words

Weekly roundup

As we’re now in December I turned my Christmas lights on this week.  I don’t usually have any outside lights, as I don’t have the energy to put them up or take them down, but I spotted a cheap pre-lit Cherry tree in B&M which just had to be plugged in and couldn’t resist buying it.  889 more words

Mast Cell Activation Disorder

Uncertainty (& Mountain Lions)

This week has pissed me off. My BP is high (155/107 last reading, if you’re interested) which is not a good sign. It’s higher than the last time I was admitted to hospital. 1,089 more words


Things I Miss from my 'Old' Life

This week, someone who didn’t know me pre-adrenal insufficiency diagnosis asked me what I used to be like. I said ‘more fun’ as my immediate response, but then we talked about the things I miss about my ‘old’ life. 741 more words


Weekly roundup

I’m slowly getting over my throat/cough virus though it has taken an entire month.  My energy is still very limited, however, and I’m struggling to get anything done.  435 more words

Mast Cell Activation Disorder

Pity Party Over Here

Methodical might be successful –
ask for assistance; help granted
pass over fixation;  will not stir
this appalling head to toe disease.

Dependability would be welcome – 72 more words


Due to Starbucks being my only source of real life in this hospital world,  I have become obsessed with their cups, mugs and drink bottles. I have bought some as Christmas gifts and bottles for my daughter. 270 more words