How might the new NICE guidance affect people with chronic pain?

✴️New Blog Post ✴️

Following the publication of the new NICE guidance on how to treat Primary Chronic Pain, I report on the outpouring of concern from chronic pain sufferers….

#InvisibleDisabilitiesWeek – a few things to remember, if you please……..?

This last week, if you didn’t know, was Invisible Disabilities Week. Many disability charities have spent the week campaigning for more awareness of the disabilities that you cannot see you … Continue reading #InvisibleDisabilitiesWeek – a few things to remember, if you please……..?

A flashback to a much darker time…..

New Blog Post (triggers – depression, dark thoughts)

No apologies for an honest and open post after a reminder of things lost. 💕

Coming out of lockdown as a disabled person (or not, as the case may be)

So it’s time to come out of lockdown is it? The shops are now back open, the pubs, cafes and restaurants can all open with social distancing and our local … Continue reading Coming out of lockdown as a disabled person (or not, as the case may be)

Christmas in July!!

How about a bit of Christmas love and friendship right now? This lockdown has been difficult for us all but for a lot of disabled people or people with chronic … Continue reading Christmas in July!!

So what have you been doing with yourself in these lockdown times?

So here we are a good while into lockdown, just thought I’d let you know how it’s all going at TopladyTalks – land!  Well, to be perfectly honest it’s getting … Continue reading So what have you been doing with yourself in these lockdown times?

New Year reflections……

As today is the 30th of December and the last of the Christmas visitors have finally gone home, (and in an attempt to avoid having to start taking the decorations … Continue reading New Year reflections……

Where have I been? My personal battle with mental health.

Where have I been? Why have I not written anything in ages?  In truth, I really don’t know. The last few weeks and months, I have been in one hell … Continue reading Where have I been? My personal battle with mental health.

So where did I go? – the world through the ‘brain fog’……

I feel like I’ve just woken up from a coma this morning; it’s now precisely 13.09 and I’ve just managed to open my eyes. With my bleary, first thing in the … Continue reading So where did I go? – the world through the ‘brain fog’……