Famous last words

Famous last words

"I'm going to test for this, but you won't have it. It's very rare. But at least then we can say we've ticked it off the list!". Famous last words! Yep, that is just what my General Physician Specialist said prior to the diagnosis being made of Wegener's Granulomatosis, or Granulomatosis with polyangiitis. A lovely [...]

15 things not to say to someone with a chronic condition

15 things not to say to someone with a chronic condition

Chronic pain and disease are not just pain or sickness. It is frustration, sadness, anger, anxiety, emptiness, and loneliness. It is wondering how on earth you will make it through, and if you can cope with this forever. It is wondering how you can pay the bills, buy your medications, and visit the doctors, while [...]