Chronic illness, Guest Blogs, Uncategorized

The Emotional Toll Of Being Chronically Ill

  Today I’m sharing my first ever guest post! Written by a blogger with EDS. Naomi is the author of www.diaryofazebra.com where she writes about chronic illness and features guest bloggers. If  you’d be interested in having a guest blog on my site email me niamh.s.wed@gmail.com The emotional toll of being chronically ill is huge.… Continue reading The Emotional Toll Of Being Chronically Ill

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Chronic illness, Uncategorized

My Adrenal Insufficency

For the last 4 years I’ve been dealing with something called adrenal insufficiency caused by my steroids. It all started with increasing my immunosuppressants. My body needed more immunosuppressants but it made me severely anemic so I had to start steroids to move on to another drug. Bare in mind before this I was mostly… Continue reading My Adrenal Insufficency

Chronic illness, Review, Uncategorized

Review: COMPACTCATH

COMPACTCATH review I was recently sent some free catheters to try & review. The brand is called compact cath and they make well, compact catheters. These catheters are different to other designs I’ve seen since they come in this kind of disc shaped spiral which makes it super small and flat in your bag or… Continue reading Review: COMPACTCATH

Chronic illness

Flarophobia

My fear of flare ups  Chronic pain is horrible. Chronic means; something negative which is long lasting.  My pain is complex, I have multiple kinds all over my body. The chronic pain started when I was 10 ish due to my nerve damage from Neuromyelitis Optica. I was on gabapentin to manage it - which… Continue reading Flarophobia

Chronic illness, Uncategorized

Better Days Ahead | Suicide Prevention

Yesterday was suicide prevention day, I wanted to write but I didn’t really feel up to it. Since this is an issue everyday, I will write today. Within the chronic illness community it’s very common to feel suicidal. Usually the thought process is that we don’t want to live THIS WAY. If we could be… Continue reading Better Days Ahead | Suicide Prevention

Chronic illness, Uncategorized

Spoonie, you are enough!

In this society where people’s worth constructed and not just inherent, it’s so easy to feel like a failure. If you can’t work, can’t study then what is your worth based on? In my opinion so much more. Sure it’s great to contribute to the world, keep yourself busy and whatever, but are you happy?… Continue reading Spoonie, you are enough!