Living with disability feels like living with a constant sense of loss, mortality and, in a way, mid-life crisis. A recent Netflix documentary made me realise what I had to let go.
Tag: mental health
What does it feel like to be sick during a global pandemic? When everyone is helping, your arthritis makes you feel more like a burden.
Living with arthritis is tough, being a parent is equally as challenging but pain and parenting is a very difficult combination.
Thursday 19th March, a day that will long live with me. I was walking my dog on a grey, chilly morning. Still carrying the limp on my right leg from the pain which had kept me off work the last four weeks; I received a phone call. It was my[Read More…]
As Britain adjusts to life in lockdown, an opportunity to empathise with the disabled presents itself
My first article for Psoriatic-Arthritis.com has been published
For my health, I’ll be taking a break from writing. Here’s why…
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…]