“I’ve never known anything more dangerous than my own mind…”

I've had a real struggle the last two weeks. I've had Influenza A for a while now and every little action has been harder than it should be. Getting up is hard. Working my main job is hard. Working my second job is hard. Housekeeping is hard. Relating to people is hard. It's all been harder ...

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I'm pretty angry... today I'm more convinced than ever the Government has a bias toward protecting stupid people... The whole point of this blog is so I can talk about my Chronic Illness without forcing the details on people who don't want to know - if you're here I assume you've come looking.  So, obviously, I'm ...

Pain changes people

The most true, correct and powerful thing that I have seen in months is the quote “Pain changes people”. It’s a doubled edged sword – the changes in me have meant I can cope with pain… it also means my attitude towards pain has shifted. I’m having to embrace this change – because I know its a survival mechanism and I know the worse is still yet to come.