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)

My CBD Oil trial aka ‘no Dad, that doesn’t mean I’m on drugs now……..’

I’m a member of a few disability forums and I’m always on the lookout for people’s advice and suggestions of how to cope with their own chronic issues and chronic … Continue reading My CBD Oil trial aka ‘no Dad, that doesn’t mean I’m on drugs now……..’

Don’t panic…..!!!

In the middle of one of my easier days, I thought I’d do a bit of my internet shopping which then turned to ‘should I get some food in?‘ which … Continue reading Don’t panic…..!!!

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……

Alternative therapies for chronic pain aka Why not try something else……???

 Alternative therapies for chronic pain   Since I’ve been suffering from chronic pain, following a spontaneous spinal fracture five years ago, I have tried many alternative remedies and therapies to … Continue reading Alternative therapies for chronic pain aka Why not try something else……???

How to react when a Consultant says your chronic pain is ‘down to your weight’….?

Tonight’s blog is one of the most honest I’ve ever written but I need to share it as I know so many others have been in the same position.   … Continue reading How to react when a Consultant says your chronic pain is ‘down to your weight’….?

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’……