#ShitAbledPeopleSay – My Response

Every other day a hashtag appears on Twitter and causes controversy. I first saw this ‘shit abled people say’ hashtag last Saturday and after scrolling through the comments disabled people shared, I decided to add a few of my own. My somewhat naive self didn’t realise that by disclosing a few of the hurtful, uneducated…

Medication Made Me Say It

I’ve said quite a few hilarious things when I’ve been slightly off my face on prescription drugs. This is completely different to my Brain Fog series, because brain fog happens on the daily, and here I’ll be sharing silly things I’ve said/done when I’ve taken really strong medication and the effects it has on my…

Diagnosed 10 Years Ago Today

Last month I wrote a letter to myself on the day I was diagnosed, I mentioned that the date has been burned into my memory, and today is that date ten years on.  06/06/06Six six six Ten years. Ten whole years since someone told me the strangest words I’d ever heard. Since, I didn’t have…

A Reply: Why Take Medication if it Doesn’t Take Away All the Pain?

I’ve seen this question asked a lot on social media lately, ‘why take medication if it doesn’t take away all the pain?’ I’m pretty sure most chronic pain sufferers have had to answer it at one point, and if you haven’t you no doubt will in the future.I was 17 the first time I was…