Tag: flare

How To Recover When You Have Pushed Yourself Too Far

It seemed a good idea to write this post now, as I am sure many of us with chronic illnesses have pushed ourselves a little bit further than we should over the festive period. I have certainly had a busy couple of weeks with…

The Hospital Diaries Day 6 & 7 – Saturday/Sunday

Weekends in hospital are generally the worst. Unless there is a plan in place to go home, nothing much happens unless there is an emergency. Stanley Stoma seems to have woken up which is good so they are pretty satisfied that the CT which…

The Hospital Diaries Day 4 & 5 – Thursday/Friday

So apologies for not having caught you all up yesterday but it’s not been a great couple of days and I’m sure you understand. The pain and nausea/vomiting have become pretty relentless and even the medication isn’t relieving my symptoms to the point of…

Well This Wasn’t Part Of The Plan!

One minute you think you just need a day of rest…The next you are being admitted 🙈 Tonight I’m spending the night in hospital on IV steroids, fluids, pain meds and anti sickness awaiting gastro and rheumatology doctors to come sort me out on…

It’s Time To Listen

Today is a day for listening to my body. Which is alot harder to do than most think! As a mummy I know I should be hoovering the house, doing the washing up, prepping tea etc. while the boys are at school. But my…