Monthly Archives: May 2013

Hospitals and boredom – a request: entertainment suggestions!

So I mentioned in my last post I’m heading to hospital next week to do some tests for one of my medications. From experience, its going to be a bit of a boring day, just sitting, waiting, having drugs pumped … Continue reading

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Lab test monkey

I’m getting to the end of this period. I had almost 4 days of very light bleeding/spotting, then the last two days have been heavier bleeding. All the time I’ve had the same pain levels, the same abdominal bloating, levels … Continue reading

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The music of pain, or a new revelation I can’t believe it took me this long to work out.

(I wrote this yesterday but I forgot to post it! Oops! Yesterday being Friday…) I have a close friend from school who is an outstanding musician. I’ve also know a few other musicians in my life due to constant participation … Continue reading

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Waiting for the bomb to drop

As I mentioned in my last post, over the last few months my menstrual bleeds have grown a mind of their own and require a new treatment plan. I’m currently testing option one, and for the last 3.5 weeks it … Continue reading

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Pretty shiny things

One of the elements of my arsenal of wellness pratices is my form of exercise. We all know how important exercise is for general health, both physical and emotional, and this is certainly true for people with bleeding disorders. The … Continue reading

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But you don’t look sick…

Having a chronic illness like mine is often hard to explain to people. It can be a really foreign concept to try and explain what it is like to be sick all the time. I understand – as odd as … Continue reading

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When things don’t follow “the plan”…

Planning what our lives look like, and trying to create and manipulate our lives and surroundings I think is part of being human. It starts with imagining what we’ll be when we grow up, imitating parents, older siblings, friends and … Continue reading

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