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Tag: chronic illness
I am delighted to say that an article I wrote for the National Axial Spondyloarthritis Society (NASS) has been published in their Spring 2020 magazine.
Using the term ‘underlying health condition’ as a reason for the general public not to worry, is insensitive to those of us who have good reason to worry.
A post by JoelvsArthritis talking about how small random acts of kindness can make a big difference to those chronically ill or struggling with mental health.
Chronic illness and mental health – two evil partners in crime (part 2)
This is a difficult post for me to write. Finally, I went to the doctors today to disclose the deterioration of my mental health as my physical challenges progress. As a man, it feels like failure but I have to remind myself that it takes a strong person to recognise[Read More…]
You might think you are helping by taking things away from me but you’re not. You are further knocking the confidence of somebody who is already fragile from their chronic illness. An event happened to me today that reminded me of something worse than living with chronic illness itself. The[Read More…]
‘Oh, I see you’re limping away?’ *awkward pause as they wait for me to say* ‘How are you? You’re looking well?’ I deflect back, you don’t know my hell. Confused, they’re thrown. No gossip? Poor show. ‘What’s wrong?’, their patience expires. ‘Oh, just this long term thing’. I retire.
Living with an autoimmune disease isn’t easy. When your own body attacks itself, in my case, the fight can start anywhere. Over the years I’ve had it in my joints, liver, eyes, skin and muscle damage and depending on where it is, is what it’s called; arthritis, fatty liver, uveitis,[Read More…]
Trouble on the horizon Today was not a good day. As some of you know, I had my biologics review as it has been three months since the recommencement of Humira. You may also know that Humira has not really been working this time around, which made me somewhat apprehensive[Read More…]