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… Continue reading Fibromyalgia
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… Continue reading #NetflixAndChill
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… Continue reading I believe somewhere in the darkest night, a candle glows.
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… Continue reading “What makes the desert beautiful,” said the little prince, “is that somewhere it hides a well…”
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… Continue reading Miraculously recover or die. That’s the extent of our cultural bandwidth for chronic illness.
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, Some general news... after midnight... Just go with it. * Can you believe at the end of June, I've been banting for a year!? Many kilograms and cm's later, it is one of the best decisions I have ever made. I've reached the point where I can say *we*… Continue reading Midnight train (thoughts) to Georgia (nowhere).
Dear friends and other interesting creatures - As my December tan is busy peeling off, so the days of the new year is racing forward .... I put this quiz together in 2008... so if you complete it, link back to me please? I would love to read about your year. 🙂 My answers for… Continue reading 2014 – Year End Quiz – @RichSimmondsZA pls RT