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There’s always a catch.  There was I thinking ALL I had to do was work through my intense PTSD from the near-death hysterectomy-from-hell which still wakes me every night in genuine panic.  But no, there is more.  Much, much more.I consulted a surgeon, one of the best. I have private health insurance for exactly this reason.  In the public system, I would not be...
I can work. I am skilled.  I am experienced.  I want to work.But here are the problems:I can only work part time.  Very part time.  About 10-15 hours per week. And I can’t tell my employer which 10-15 hours I will be able to work. I will need to work those hours when I am capable of working. Which means...
I have been quiet on social media for all the usual reasons.  But the bigger reason is this:  I have stopped taking all my inflammatory arthritis medications, except for prednisiolone.I have written blogs about it, but been so busy with other things, that I  didn’ psot them.Way back, over six months ago, I saw a new neurologist, who actually...
It's not going well. In fact, its going very badly.Light exercise is good, but its very easy to do too much, which causes increased pain and increased muscle weakness.Yesterday I moved a few large pots on my back deck and moved some large bags of potting mix (50 litre I think about 20kgs?) and filled those pots.  I intended...
This morning I couldn’t’ feel my feet at all. They were completely numb.  I got up at 4am and over time, feeling has started to return.  Now its 9:30am and I have partial feeling. I can feel things touching my feet, but the sensation is altered.  Not normal. That’s my usual feeling with my feet – I feel some things...
As anyone who follows my socials even a little knows, I live well under the poverty line. This is because I live with disbling diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis (RA), mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD), peripheral neuropathy (PN) and chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP).In truth, the RA is a included in the MCTD diagnosis, and PN is...