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Chronic Voice Link-up: Preparing for the Autumn Season

My summer was hijacked by hospital appointments, and I am looking forward to my favourite time of year for seasonal celebrations. Read on for my take on the October prompts for the Chronic Voice Link-Up. DISABLING It has been almost … 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: 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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Why We Need to Take Charge of Our Healthcare

How is your physical health? How is your mental and emotional health? Do you rely on the NHS for support, do you use private healthcare, or do you simply ignore it and hope it goes away? These are questions I … Continue reading

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Chronic Voice Link-up: Suffering Again but Moving Forward

Welcome to July and our monthly A Chronic Voice blog link-up. My mood has been wild for the past month. I have gone from extreme down in the dumps to wild elation, all due to my chronic pain condition and … Continue reading

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Chronic Voice Link-up: Thanking the NHS

Welcome to May and our monthly Chronic Voice blog link-up. I am experiencing a chronic pain flare-up with my rare eye disease, but I am battling through each day with a smile as always. Here is my response to the … Continue reading

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A Chronic Pain Christmas #spoonie

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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My Chronic Pain Journey

Lessons learned during lockdown, looking forward to new business, and letting go of what no longer serves my best interests. Feeling I am feeling much better now that my children are back at school. This is my favourite time of … Continue reading

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How to Unlock Your Potential and Stop Unhealthy Behaviours

Navigating life beyond lockdown, mental illness and building a career while coping with a chronic pain disorder. Unlocking I feel like I am finding myself again after a very long lockdown. For me it goes way beyond the pandemic. For … Continue reading

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