Category Archives: eye health

World Blood Donor Day

Today is World Blood Donor Day! Do you donate? I started donating blood last year purely for my own medication, which is bizarre. I receive eyedrops made from my blood serum, to replace the lack of naturally produced serum in … Continue reading

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Chronic Voice Link-up: Health, Work and Lifestyle with Chronic Illness

It has been a while since we did the blog link-up from A Chronic Voice. Sheryl has been dealt another dramatic blow to her health and has understandably been unable to work. She is slowly returning to us and was … Continue reading

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My Beauty Routine for Dry Eye Syndrome

Do you have a beauty routine for treating chronic illness or a chronic pain condition? I do! I have tried hundreds of treatment options for Dry Eye Syndrome, Blepharitis and the effects of my congenital disorder, Distichiasis. My eyes do … Continue reading

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My Story for Rare Disease Day

Today is Rare Disease Day, where people like me can share our stories, connect with other people in similar situations, and know that we are not alone. Do I have a disease or a condition? I have only just learned … Continue reading

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My Chronic Pain Journey: What is a Normal Life?

What is a normal life? Can we define a normal life, or is it different for everyone? I don’t know what a normal life is, but I do know that my adult life has been a constant struggle to work, … Continue reading

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My Chronic Pain Journey: Seeing Christmas with Blurred Vision

I would usually share my Chronic Voice Link Up blog post at this time of the month, but Sheryl is hosting a huge Christmas giveaway for chronically ill people so there are no prompts today. Instead, I will share an … Continue reading

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My Chronic Pain Journey: More Hospital Appointments

I would normally share my Chronic Voice Link-Up blog post today but this month there are no writing prompts because Sheryl is preparing for her Big Christmas Giveaway event, how exciting! I decided to share a quick update on my … Continue reading

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Chronic Voice Link-up: It’s all Falling into Place!

Welcome to October and our monthly A Chronic Voice blog link-up. Read on for my take on the October prompts. FALLING I love the fall season, or Autumn here in the UK. It always feels better for me in general, … Continue reading

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Chronic Voice Link-up: Strong in Times of Crisis  

Welcome to September and our monthly A Chronic Voice blog link-up. Read on for my take on the September prompts. GAZING I must admit that I am not a summer person. Autumn/Winter is my season, and I am happy to … Continue reading

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My Chronic Pain Journey: Blood Eyedrops

My blood eyedrops finally arrived! Well, blood serum eyedrops to be exact. The proper name is autologous eyedrops, but I’m still getting used to them. There’s some pretty cool science involved but I can’t explain the specifics. Basically, I met … Continue reading

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