Why You NEED To Sign Up For A Drug Payment Scheme Card

The Irish Health System is a flawed system, there is no empirical evidence at all to show us otherwise. We have seen a medley of…

Humira Didn’t Work For Me – So What’s Next?

For the last six weeks, I’ve been taking a drug called Humira which was meant to help get rid of my chronic pain issues. The…

The Chronic Pain / Chronic Illness Alphabet

As someone who lives with chronic pain and chronic illness, I’ve got a fair bit of downtime. I’m currently out of work as managing full…

What It’s Like To Be Stuck In The Middle With No Diagnosis

This post has taken me a long time to write. I’ve previously written about my struggles with mental health, and with my journey through life…

Dispelling Myths Shared By The Save The 8th Campaign – #RepealThe8th

As we come up to the referendum which will decide whether or not the 8th Amendment of Bunreacht na hEireann is repealed, there is a…

Have you had your Smear Test Yet? Cervical Cancer Prevention.

Cervical Cancer. It’s one of those big scary C’s that we don’t talk enough about. The words “Mortality rate” and “most common cancer” are bandied…

Nine Memes That Describe Life With Chronic Pain

A picture tells 1000 words, right? With some topics that can be hard to discuss properly, pictures and memes can do a lot of the…

Pacing and Parenting: Not an Easy Combination

The word “Pacing” has come to mean something different to me since being introduced to the Chronic Pain community. Prior to that, I had linked…

Learning To Manage Chronic Pain

I’ve suffered with chronic pain in my back for the last two years, since an incident during my pregnancy with Eliott. It has had a…

Pre-Eclampsia: A No Nonsense Guide

When I was pregnant, I saw a lot of my doctors thanks to my blood pressure and I not getting along. In the later stages…

Reasons To Smile

I came across this linky blog post from Ojo’s World, which she is running through the month of June, and found it to be a…