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'I couldn't have asked for better care'

I like the NHS. It’s free and it keeps me alive. Not all my treatment is available on the NHS for free, but the main bulk of it is. 1,209 more words


Weekly roundup

The Unrest team generously shared my review of their M.E. docu-film on their Facebook page this week and I had a huge surge in visitors to my blog.  759 more words

Mast Cell Activation Disorder

Personal Post: Life and Medical Update

Hi all!

I’ve missed all of you, and I hope that everyone is well!

It’s been 6 weeks since I took hiatus from my blog although it doesn’t feel that long for some reason. 2,405 more words


Slipping Standards

I used to be a perfectionist.  I was immaculate.  My home was immaculate.  My car was immaculate.  Hell, even my garden was immaculate.  I painted my toenails, waxed my leg hair and never left the house without my slap on.  578 more words

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

Weekly roundup

My neighbour’s funeral is on Wednesday.  There was no post mortem and the cause of death was apparently “natural”.  Quite what’s natural about falling in the middle of the night because you can barely walk and have been left alone is beyond me, but it comes as no surprise. 347 more words

Mast Cell Activation Disorder

Ignoring RA and Moving Forward Because You Have To

Tips for Ignoring RA and Moving Forward

I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) at age 32 and I was a young mother who thought I had everything in my life going as planned, but RA changed every single one of those plans. 251 more words

NewLife Outlook

Pregnant or not????

  • There has been so much in the media about the pregnancy of 3 sisters, 2 Kardashians and a Jenner. I am a fan of all three and now they have started joking about it (being pregnant)
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