Recovery

I have not been writing for about a month, until now. I can finally say confidently, that after a year of daily pain etc., I finally see recovery approaching. I am taking Gabapentin for fibromyalgia and it has been working well so far, which has reduced the number of...
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This May

It has been a long month. I had started taking Duzac for fibromyalgia pain, and surprisingly, the pain did get better. However, I had a myriad of horrible side-effects! I fell into deep depression with suicidal thoughts, I had manic periods, and trouble peeing. It was so hard to...
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Chronic Illness and Dreams

The dreams I am speaking of here aren’t those that we get when sleeping. Although, I do miss remembering my dreams… Nowadays when I sleep, I don’t dream…or I don’t remember anything if I do dream… I don’t know. One of the two. I digress. The dreams I am...
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A New Journey

About a year ago, I got my diagnosis of Behcet’s disease and I sighed with relief. It was relief to finally find a doctor who knew what was wrong with my body. After many years of struggling with symptoms and sometimes wondering whether I had a mental disease, I...
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Oh my hair!

About a year ago, I began the natural hair journey. My reason for doing so was that I was losing a lot of hair due to inflammation. Well, it worked. The hair loss decreased considerably, and my hair became thick and healthy. Obviously, I got used to my hair...
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Convalescence (Recovery)

I have been feeling better each day, with my blood sugar under control and the inflammation in my body also responding well to the immuno-suppressors. All things considered, I feel wellness on its way. However, I still get fatigued fast and I cannot go through a whole day without...
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Being!

In the past few days my flare has been getting better, and I finally feel hopeful of going back to lower pain days. Even better, I left the house yesterday all by myself! I went to get a pedicure and a manicure after a long time! I also managed...
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Sweet taste of Fun!

I had a fantastic weekend! My painkillers were working, and I was feeling close to normal 😊 It was a friend’s farewell party which gave us a chance to party and camp…well, the men camped while my friend Zu and I got a cosy room to sleep in. Lol....
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Healing

I’ve been on a journey of healing physically, mentally and emotionally. As last year was ending, I could not have imagined that I would be where I am today. I have spent the last two months on the couch and in bed when I am not in hospital, while...
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Low days…

I had a long day today. Last night, I realised that I was having a reaction to one of the diabetes medications, which is categorised as a Sulfonylurea, a second generation of treatment since I am already on the first treatment without much improvement. I went to hospital this...
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