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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Just another Saturday

Today has been long. I spent the whole morning in hospital together with my husband and two children. Luckily, my children are already used to me being sick and frequent visits to the hospital, so they handle it quite well. I was ok yesterday. In fact, I left the...
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