Tag: rheumatoid

World Arthritis Day 2018

World Arthritis Day was yesterday, October 12th.  I have created a video on my YouTube channel to help raise awareness of arthritis and the fact it affects children and young people too. Please check it out and don’t forget to subscribe to my channel… Continue Reading “World Arthritis Day 2018”

So What Is A Spoonie?

“Is this woman making similarities between living with a chronic illness and hosting a fucking tea party?” Daniel Lee So yesterday when a good friend (and fellow Crohns patient) asked me this in his oh so Daniel Lee way, I realised not everyone will… Continue Reading “So What Is A Spoonie?”

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… Continue Reading “Well This Wasn’t Part Of The Plan!”

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… Continue Reading “It’s Time To Listen”

An Introduction

I wrote my first blog post almost 10 months ago, just after turning 30 and going through what was probably the toughest 8 months of my life. I then kept it to myself as I thought no one would want to read it! Fast… Continue Reading “An Introduction”