Tag: medication

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”

When Do You Know You Are ‘Done’?

So I’ve decided to write about something that has been playing on my mind lately. Truth be told I’m incredibly broody. Me and Ste have four children between us but none together. We haven’t really spoken about whether or not we want anymore but… Continue Reading “When Do You Know You Are ‘Done’?”