Tag Archives: living with chronic illness

#BookReview: All In Your Head: What Happens When Your Doctor Doesn’t Believe You? by Marcus Sedgwick

I received a copy of this book for review, read on to see my experience.   My Review This book was a delightful read! I was not expecting the author to correlate chronic illness with famous authors pre-21st Century, but … Continue reading

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“All In Your Head” – Bestselling Author’s New Book on His Byzantine Quest for a Medical Diagnosis

The new book from bestselling author Marcus Sedgwick detailing his multi-year, multi-country, multi-doctor search for a medical diagnosis. In 2014, Marcus Sedgwick got ill. Consumed by crippling fatigue, stiff muscles, joint pain, diarrhoea, trembling hands, brain fog, and more, he … Continue reading

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#Booktalk Unhackable Soul by Maureen Sharphouse

Inspirational new book shares roadmap on how to rise from the ashes of chronic pain and reignite the light within. Talking from the heart and from more than three decades of experience, Unhackable Soul shares Maureen Sharphouse’s 30-day elixir for … 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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When Will We Learn that Prevention is Better than Cure?

Do you live with underlying health challenges, maybe something that requires medication, hospital treatment, regular contact with doctors and nurses? Me too. I have come to the conclusion that our NHS is not designed to help. It is designed to … Continue reading

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Chronic Voice Link-up: Defining my Life during Lockdown

Life in lockdown is exhausting and challenging. Today I use the prompts from A Chronic Voice for the monthly link-up. I live with rare disease; an eye disorder called Distichiasis, along with associated Dry Eye Syndrome, Blepharitis and various other … Continue reading

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Chronic Voice Link-up: Making this Christmas the Best We Can

Phew, what a year it has been! Here is our final Chronic Voice Link-Up blog post for 2020. Look out for my fabulous giveaway in the Chronic Voice Christmas competition. Exhausting I am always exhausted at this time of year … Continue reading

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