Tag: Behcets

Re-Defining Yourself When You Have Chronic Illness

It has been almost a year since the last time I wrote something to post. While I’ve been away, I have lived through a new diagnosis and improvement of older illnesses. On top of that, there has been the Covid_19 situation around the world that has brought new opportunities...
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Things you learn when living with chronic disease

It’s a little ambitious for me to write the topic as above, but I could not find a better way to summarize today’s content. I like to pass my time on Pintrest, and the other day while doing so, I came by a page written by someone who has...
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A lonely Existence

The summer holidays began in early July, and my children have been home from school since then. We got a chance to travel to the coast of Kenya together with some friends and their children. It has been a fantastic holiday! For a long time now, my husband and...
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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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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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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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