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fighting the fight.

Today seemed like an ordinary day.

Today was just like any other day.

Hour by hour, it felt as though a dementor flew over the top of me and was slowly sucking the life out of me. 630 more words


The Honest Post


I really try to make this blog a positive place to come for all you lovely readers. I want to educate, inspire and motivate people to start thinking about Rheumatoid Arthritis in young people, and exactly what that means, on a relatable scale. 705 more words

Psoriasis Post 4 (Week 9). Improvements in some areas. Disappointments in others.

Sorry, I haven’t posted in a while.  Life happens.  You get up, go to work, come home, strap the BlueControl devices to your limbs and relax for a while, then climb into bed.  514 more words

Blue Control

Surgery +13

Two weeks ago tomorrow I underwent gastrocnemius contracture surgery with a platelet-rich-plasma injection (PRP). Today was my first surgical follow up and the doctor thinks I’m doing as well as I think I am (which is always a good thing). 406 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Drugs, injections and blood tests!

My life revolves around medication and appointments. Blood tests every 6 weeks, visiting the nurse every 8 weeks, and seeing my rheumatology doctor every 12 weeks. 333 more words

Three months off methotrexate- my experience

Today I’m going to tell you about the progressive pain of being off methotrexate, with Mixed Connective Tissue Disease.

But before I do, I have to stop and acknowledge the fact that I am so lucky. 336 more words

Back on treatment

Took methotrexate yesterday after a 2 week break due to the tonsillitis and toxic hyperthermia. It has hit me with a bang. Blacked out last night and then was sick overnight. 794 more words