Tag Archives: rare eye disorder

Why Self Care is Important when your Spouse is Depressed

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

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When Doctors don’t know what’s Wrong

I am a medical mystery. All my life I have lived with a chronic disease called Lymphedema Distichiasis. It took many years for my parents to get a proper diagnosis, and my younger brother has the same condition. It is … Continue reading

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Why We Should Look on the Bright Side of Life

I joined the social network for A Chronic Voice because I needed to find people who understand what life is like with chronic pain. Today I have written a post using the February link-up prompts, to show my experience of … 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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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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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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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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Redheads Melt in the Sun #UKHeatwave

I have had enough of summer now! We are experiencing a heatwave in the UK the likes of which hasn’t been seen since 1976, according to news reports. And I wasn’t born in 1976. All I know is that I … 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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I am Allowed to Feel my Feelings

Do you ever find yourself being grumpy or emotional or upset about something, and then mentally giving yourself a kick up the backside? Growing up I was taught to always be grateful for what I got. I was the child … Continue reading

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