DON'T GIVE UP GLUTEN YET! Logically, when you think your body reacts badly to something it should be cut out of your diet - right? Wrong. I made this mistake. Let me explain. Back in 2014, I was suffering from awful stomach issues, a number of people said "Have you tried giving up gluten? Your issues … Continue reading Do You Think You Have Coeliac Disease?
Excuse the very obvious pun, but I thought the title was apt. Especially on this topic. WARNING: Bodily functions discussed in a bit more detail than is discussed over a family dinner. Since my appendectomy in 2013, I have had gastrointestinal issues - the worst one being constipation. Yes. That is where this post is … Continue reading Transit Study – The In’s and Out’s
Last Friday, I felt low and I couldn't focus on much. I pottered in the house, went for a scheduled x-ray and generally went through the motions of the day. As I do most days. However, on Friday my mind was sluggish and my emotions flat. I knew from previous experience that this was the … Continue reading World Health Day – Depression
Considering "spinal fusion" to treat spondylolitic pondylolisthesis.
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Today is a bad day. I've had to relocate my ankle and shoulder quite a few times. Only the right ones. My right hip is refusing to relocate. No matter how I contort or the quantity of physiotherapy I do. It remains just out of the socket. I've been sick quite a few times. I … Continue reading So Tired
How many of us have heard this? You can't have trouble with food... You don't look it. You can't be in chronic pain... You did Tough Mudder. You can't just dislocate your joints... that would be sore! You can't have anxiety... you're so normal. We've heard people say this before. It's hard to hear, even … Continue reading You can’t be ill if you can…
I have TMJ issues at the moment and I was sent for a MRI. This was my experience.
I hope you all had a great festive time 🙂 Mine was full of love and cuddles and lots of pyjamas. How was yours? I had got James a special Blue Ray - Transformers movie (from the 80s) - the anniversary edition with a funky tin and never before seen footage. Plus it's remastered in … Continue reading Chrimble!
I adore snow. Do you? We've been getting ready for Christmas. It's been tough as I'm having a lot of pain at the moment. My MRI is next week on the 23rd for my jaw. My maxillofacial surgeon reckons I have displaced my disc on my TMJ (temporomandibular joint). But we will see next week. … Continue reading Let it Snow