What it’s taken from me

I hate living with a chronic pain condition. It's tiring. It's overwhelming. And it's fucking unfair. It's robbed me of so much, and I try so hard to see the positives; see all the stuff I still have; but I've just had enough. I'm exhausted from trying to stay positive. I'm exhausted from trying to… Continue reading What it’s taken from me

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Relationship breakdown

Is something trying to deal with right now. A 10yr relationship has broken down due to my ill health and related issues. A relationship I thought was going to be my Happy Ever After. It's been 12 years since I lost my Nanna. She was like an extra mum to me and my sister. We… Continue reading Relationship breakdown

I like me.

I'm having a rough go of it recently. Recovering from my operation has been tough. I'm finding it hard to balance being active and resting. Some days I feel really good so I'll go and do Some Stuff, but it will exhaust me so I have to stop and rest for a few days. Plus,… Continue reading I like me.

8 weeks later….

I'm doing ok, I think. The first few days immediately following my operation were hellish. Like, wouldn't wish on my worst enemy, hellish. The next couple weeks got easier. Pain meds were my saviours. Now I'm waiting for my braces and trying to get my life back to some semblance of normal. It's weird. Some… Continue reading 8 weeks later….

See you on the other side…

So, my operation is scheduled for Friday. Yes, two days from now. I'm feeling quite calm actually. Maybe even excited. The procedure itself is pretty epic, but it doesn't scare me. The thing that's got me most concerned is afterwards. How am I going to look? Will I look so different to how I look… Continue reading See you on the other side…

Here we go…

I've been given a date for my double jaw surgery. And it's soon. Like, a month away, soon. I don't want to give specifics until I get closer to the date, as I'm a little anxious that something might go wrong or it might get cancelled. But yeah, it's so weird that it's finally happening!… Continue reading Here we go…