Firstly, I want to apologise. Apologise that this post is coming so long after the event in which I teased about on my Facebook page. As you will go on to read, the news I received from my hospital visit was neither expected nor welcome. When I wrote my account[Read More…]
Tag: pain management
Living with arthritis is tough, being a parent is equally as challenging but pain and parenting is a very difficult combination.
In this article, I discuss my experience of the Pain Management Clinic’s psychology assessment and services.
In this post, I take a lighthearted look at what distractions I use when the pain’s too much and I’m at the end of my rope. Let us know how you cope?
Next week I have my first appointment with the Biologics team since the switchback to Humira. Usually a routine six-monthly check up but the significance of this one is that it’s three months since I restarted on Humira – and three months is the period in which you are told[Read More…]
I am strong, until I’m not,I am cold but my joints burn hot. I am happy, on the surface,I am not fit but for what purpose? I can love, but not myself,Not yet dying but don’t have my health. I am travelling but in one direction,Followed by shadows, devoid of[Read More…]
As you may know, I recently got back into the gym. It felt like a big step forward and was certainly a positive thing but it did make me think a lot about the last two years – where I am came from, how fit I was vs how limited[Read More…]
Background reading: Preparing for the Pain Management Clinic Some of you kind folks have been dropping me messages about how I got on at the pain management clinic; firstly, thank you and secondly apologies for the delay in writing an update from last week’s appointment, it didn’t exactly go as[Read More…]
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[Read More…]
I am nervous but I don’t think it’s fair that I should be. I’ve been pushing for help dealing with the pain for months now. The worst thing about this flare, the one that’s been raging a year now, is that I have been offered zero support compared to previous[Read More…]