Tag: medication

Setting Up The Emergency Contact Information on Your I-Phone

So at the beginning of the year I went to the dark side – I ditched my trusty Samsung’s and upgraded to an I-Phone! I am pretty terrible with all forms of technology and am still now getting used to it, but Tom recently… Continue Reading “Setting Up The Emergency Contact Information on Your I-Phone”

Prescription Charges In The UK

In the UK we are really lucky to have the NHS and access to free healthcare. One thing a lot of people do have to pay for is prescriptions, and I have recently seen people in support groups I am a member of, talking… Continue Reading “Prescription Charges In The UK”

The Mental Health Tag

Good morning and happy new week. Today is officially known as Blue Monday – apparently the most depressing day of the year. Chronic Illness and Depression/Anxiety Many people don’t realise that along with being diagnosed with a chronic illness, people are usually also struggling… Continue Reading “The Mental Health Tag”

A Day In The Life – Starting A New Biologic Medication

Yesterday I started my new biologic medication.  It is called Stelara (Ustekinimab) and we are hoping it will sort out my Arthritis flare and also keep my Crohns Disease under control. I have had to wait for a few weeks from my rheumatologist deciding… Continue Reading “A Day In The Life – Starting A New Biologic Medication”

BlogMas Day 2 – 12 Days Of Christmas Chronic Illness Style

On the 12th day of Christmas, chronic illness gave to me 12 breakfast tablets, 11 early nights, 10 pred rages, 9 fill your faces, 8 doctor visits, 7 bouts of brain fog, 6 non-alcoholic cocktails, 5 swollen joints, 4 heat pads, 3 bag leaks,… Continue Reading “BlogMas Day 2 – 12 Days Of Christmas Chronic Illness Style”