Category Archives: eye health

Why I Need to Pay Attention to Myself

I joined the social network for A Chronic Voice earlier this year because I needed to find people who understand what life is like with chronic pain. Today I have written a post using the November link-up prompts, to show … Continue reading

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Just another Hospital Appointment

I joined the social network for A Chronic Voice earlier this year because I needed to find people who understand what life is like with chronic pain. Today I have written a post using the October link-up prompts, to show … Continue reading

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How Chronic Pain Impacts on Life

I joined the social network for A Chronic Voice earlier this year because I needed to find people who understand what life is like with chronic pain. Today I have written a post using the September link-up prompts, to show … Continue reading

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Back to School, Back to Mindfulness

My children have returned to school after their summer holiday, and finally I have some free time for myself. I tried to find ways of being alone during the school holiday, but it didn’t quite happen the way I expected, … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Understand my Chronic Pain Condition

I joined the social network for A Chronic Voice earlier this year because I needed to find people who understand what life is like with chronic pain. Today I have written a post using the August link-up prompts, to show … Continue reading

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My Treatment Plan for Rare Eye Diseases

I live with rare eye disease, a condition known as Lymphedema Distichiasis. For me the main disorder is the distichiasis, which basically means I have eyelashes that grow on the inside of my eyelids and scratch the corneas. All my … Continue reading

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I Need More Eyedrops! #Spoonie

Last week I had to visit my doctor to review my repeat prescriptions for medication. All of them are treatments for severe Dry Eye Syndrome. I have three types of eyedrops available on prescription. None of them contain specific medicine, … Continue reading

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How I Manage my Rare Genetic Disorder

You might have seen my previous blog posts about the rare genetic eye disorder that I live with. Over the years I have called it an illness, a disease, a pain in the backside, and a few other choice words … Continue reading

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Living with Chronic Pain: How reiki saved my sanity

My eyes are bothering me again. The weather has turned stormy, and whenever we have strong wind, my Dry Eye Syndrome worsens. Whenever we have a dry spell, my Dry Eye Syndrome worsens. In fact, most of the weather extremes … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, NHS! #NHS70

Our National Health Service just celebrated its 70th birthday, and for some reason this was considered a big milestone by the media. I even received a postcard with my monthly prescription delivery celebrating the event. Perhaps it is because the … Continue reading

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