Fibromyalgia

Dear friends and other interesting creatures, I felt it building. The exhaustion. From Monday to Thursday I realised I was incredibly tired by bedtime. Like there isn’t enough sleep in the world to feed me. Last night I felt myself crashing. It’s a tired I can’t explain. I took my daily meds to assist sleeping… Read More Fibromyalgia

#NetflixAndChill

Dear friends and other interesting creatures, I needed to renew a repeat script for Cymgen. A kick ass medication prescribed at my Fibromyalgia diagnosis in 2011. I’m not always sure what the medication does. Where chronic illness ends and Wenchy starts. I’m very certain of what happens when I do not take my medication! Even… Read More #NetflixAndChill

I believe somewhere in the darkest night, a candle glows.

Dear friends and other interesting creatures, 5am Yesterday was physically an excessively painful day. From my elbows to my fingers tips which has already taking a beating from the Ankolising Spondylitis, was a no party zone. The section of my body affected feels heavy. Accompanied by a dull ache that feels like it comes from… Read More I believe somewhere in the darkest night, a candle glows.

“What makes the desert beautiful,” said the little prince, “is that somewhere it hides a well…”

Dear friends and other interesting creatures, I have readers, loyal and long suffering readers that have been around 20 years next year (party?), and when I don’t blog, they text, email or whatsapp me messages to ask “Everything ok?” “You ok?”You gotta love it, right? Thank you for knowing me well enough not to phone… Read More “What makes the desert beautiful,” said the little prince, “is that somewhere it hides a well…”

Miraculously recover or die. That’s the extent of our cultural bandwidth for chronic illness.

Dear friends and other interesting creatures, The above quote is from S. Kelley Harwell. Btw, when you read this, remember that everything good I have done, I did with these issues alongside me, just as everything crappy I have done. I’m still just me. Living with chronic pain, fatigue (mentally, emotionally and physically) striving to… Read More Miraculously recover or die. That’s the extent of our cultural bandwidth for chronic illness.