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Better late than never, eh?

I regret not starting a cancer blog when I was in hospital. If I’m honest, I kept regular updates on Facebook, but I wish I could have reached more people, or documented all of my experiences. 1,199 more words


Can I keep doing this? 

If you follow me on twitter you’re probably sick to death of me banging on about my injection. But I’m going to bang on just a little bit more, sorry! 683 more words


My story - Diagnosis (2006)

This post is probably the serious bit but I feel you should know the start of my journey. As I’m going to try and explain as much as I can I hope not to make the posts too long, and I will break them into sections. 793 more words

It's Been a Good Run

Once again, it has been far too long since I posted anything… excuses are many.  I have several drafts of various topics sitting in the wings – relationships with a chronic disease, working & being productive, some food posts complete with recipes and even a tattoo post!   2,130 more words

Injection Day

Yesterday was injection day. This is the 3rd time I have had to inject myself with methotrexate. Once a week I do it. I choose Wednesdays with the hope that by the weekend I will be able to eat and drink and function at least on a sub-human level. 154 more words


Four years with RA

It was four years this month that I was officially diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Learning to accept my situation and learning to manage my disease was not easy. 799 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Methotrexate Revisited

The last time I had to take methotrexate via injection, I was barely 7 years old and had a phobia of needles. My specialist, Dr. Foster, didn’t have the bedside manner of a teddy bear then like he does now. 1,196 more words