Chronic pain is the gift that keeps on giving. In this piece, I give a raw account of a day in the life of pain and how nothing you do can prepare you for it.
Day 1 of the ‘Chronically talking about pain’ campaign this January, I share a brief overview of my chronic pain story. Get involved: #MyChronicPain
In this article, I explore why it’s easier to find comfort in others who suffer from chronic pain than it is friends and family.
I am currently having my first experience of painkiller withdrawal and it’s horrendous. It is also an unnecessary consequence of shielding.
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 of what happened, I wanted…
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 to expect to see a…
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 reflection. Short on temper but…