Time to turn the corner – and I need your help!

It’s been a bit negative of late, hasn’t it? The poems, the lack of progress with my treatment. You can only write about what you know and at the minute it’s a bit of a sh*t sandwich but even the bread is mouldy. I started this blog to raise awareness, be positive and show what…

Saturdays with my son

Oh, how I treasure Saturdays with my son,When mum’s at work, the boys have fun. Playing, parks, walks and rugby on the tv,When I could no longer play myself, these days came for me. There were times, early on, I was so apprehensive,Now, as you grow, your personality prevents it. We have a bond, you…

First gym session in over a year!

I did it! It’s been over a year but I got over the pain and fear of failure and injury (mostly fear) and got my backside in the gym. I managed an hour but in all honesty, I could have done more – but my wife reminded me that I was looking after the baby…

My Top 15 motivational songs to kick chronic pain’s ass!

Being in pain sucks. Its tiring, makes the days and nights long and if you’re like me, you are much more likely to be short tempered or grumpy with loved ones when in pain. Therefore, if you’re looking for a pick-me-up or something to break the dark clouds when pain is getting you down, I…

Alcohol Awareness Week

Its alcohol awareness week this week in the UK and many people often overlook the links between alcohol and psoriasis. I was always a big social drinker, it went with the territory of playing team sport every weekend but as my health deteriorated and I was diagnosed with yet another autoimmune condition (Psoriatic Arthritis) in…