At 2am January 1st 2016 I lay in bed crying my heart out with the lights off. My tummy was rumbling a little from the two litres of soda water […]

In the middle of this year I took a chance. I reached out in a way I had not for a long time, years in fact. Every so often I […]

After the brain surgery… The neurological observations were taken every hour for the twenty four hours following my cranial biopsy surgery. I tried my hardest to keep focused and to […]

I’m now on a break between university semesters and I find myself once again torn inside. The adult part of me that grew up in the barren and isolated regional […]

I have not written much lately and what I have written has not been of a standard to which I am satisfied. I have not been feeling myself, not at all. My intention with writing here was to share all of the aspects of life that are affected by a disease (or diseases) such as mine, so that people can become more aware. I realised this is one of those “teachable moments” (as we say in my current study degrees in early and middle childhood education). I should be using my current situation as a perfect example to provide enlightenment to the souls sharing the same sun and moon as me, not to mention those with whom I share the same rooms, bus routes, social media engines and shopping lines with.

I was diagnosed with Bell’s Palsy only a day after being diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis and a week before being diagnosed with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. That is not to say […]

Human Potential is the same for all. Your feeling ‘I am of no value’, is wrong. Absolutely wrong. You are deceiving yourself. We all have the power of thought- So […]

What I just wanted to do here, was share my understanding of Rheumatism versus exercise. I wanted to provided an opportunity for the individual to consider how their chronic illness may be affecting their physical activeness and a chance to develop a bit of confidence to indulge in a light amount of exercise in this new year.

Last year (2014) I pushed myself to an extent to become fully immersed in literature. I honestly didn’t think I had the potential to read 30 novels, let alone my […]

  Everyone goes through phases, fads, changes. So we all know what it is like to reflect on something with the thought “I remember when…”. It is all part of […]

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