Chronic Wednesdays

Selena Gomez, Lady Gaga and Chronic Illness

Announcements Selena Gomez and Lady Gaga have recently publicised their experiences with chronic illness. Previously, Lady Gaga had stated that she tested borderline positive for Lupus. She has now shared her Fibromyalgia diagnosis. Selena Gomez then shocked the world when announced her kidney transplant due to Lupus complications. It was also beautiful to see that Selena’s […]

Being Mindful with Chronic Illness

If like me you’re the eternal sceptic you will have heard of the term mindful or mindfulness being thrown around and scoffed. I personally felt this was a nonsense hippy trend. Although since being diagnosed with a chronic illness I have decided to be less dismissive and to stop writing things of before I have […]

Chronic Illness & Opiates

Chronic Illness and Opiate Use

What are opiates? Opiates include a variety of drugs ranging from legal drugs such as fentanyl, codeine, and morphine to illegal drugs such as heroin. The one thing they all have in common is the ability to depress or slow down the body’s central nervous system. (https://casapalmera.com/blog/what-drugs-are-opiates/) My experience The “war on opiates” has been […]

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