Apologies but my normal Tumblr service has to be suspended this evening due to medical reasons, (which I shall expand on here in the near future). After a day filed with doctors, paramedics & pain I’m just too goddamn tired. Normal service should be restarted tomorrow providing my body gives me a break. xoxo
10 things I've learned from living with chronic... →
slinkywhippetslandoflols: Link to Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy’s blog entry, (via BleuLotus19). So true for anyone who lives life with a chronic condition.
: It's Time to Speak Up: 13 Reasons Why This is... →
I may not have Autoimmune Arthritis (my extensive list of conditions can be found in a previous post ‘What’s wrong with me?.) But this blog entry its very relevant to anyone with a chronic illness. chroniccurve: It’s truly frustrating when chronic autoimmune diseases, especially Autoimmune Arthritis, are just kind of pushed aside. Terminal illness blog on tumblr? 10,000+...
: Embarrassment and Chronic Illness →
chroniccurve: What if you’re embarrassed or in denial about your chronic illness? I receive this question all the time. What do you do when you’re embarrassed by your body’s ailments? What do you do? Chronic illness brings about new insecurities that healthy individuals don’t have to battle, new…
A Digital Revolution for Studying Human Anatomy →
slinkywhippetslandoflols: Dear Matilda ‘TildyCat’ Andrews, Could you please explain to me why yesterday, when I needed extra sleep & felt like death, you decided to be a loud obnoxious little madam? Yet today, when I’ve been wide awake since 6.30am, you are sleeping like a baby & haven’t meowed once all day? It’s a good job I love you, my furry child, for you are a contrary little...
Oh Yeah Facts: 10 things you (probably) didn't... →
fuckyeahoddities: 1. When a person dies, hearing is the last sense to go — the first is usually sight, followed by taste, smell and touch 2. A human head remains conscious for about 15 to 20 seconds after it has been decapitated 3. 100 people choke to death on pens each year. One is more likely to be killed by a champagne cork than by a spider 4. Alexander’s funeral would have cost $600...
TSK: Dr. Cranquis loves it when his patient makes...
Cranquis: Well sir, I'm going to have my nurse do an EKG on you now, because it seems like your heart is going too fast.
70-something male patient: Well that's not a bad thing is it?
Cranquis: It could be, depending on how fast your heart is beating.
Patient: Well heck, nothing ELSE in my body goes fast anymore, so I'm kind of excited about this!
So what's wrong with me?
Although I don’t feel up to a full on description of life as me at the moment I thought I could at least share the nice list of things I have been diagnosed with…so here goes… *Fibromyalgia *M.E/CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) *Trigeminal Neuralgia *Depression *Irritable Bowel Syndrome (with regular checks for Bowel Cancer) *Myofascial Pain Syndrome *Chronic...
: College and Chronic Illness: Finals Week →
cranquis: chroniccurve: Things to remember during finals month when you are a chronically ill college student: Start early. Start at least a week before your finals week. Plan out small academic tasks to complete (or try to complete) each day. Splitting up your studying/workload will prevent cramming. You do not… You know, aside from the chronic-illness-specific tips #7-9, this list is...
Hippocratic Oath (Modern Version)
I swear to fulfill, to the best of my ability and judgment, this covenant: I will respect the hard-won scientific gains of those physicians in whose steps I walk, and gladly share such knowledge as is mine with those who are to follow. I will apply, for the benefit of the sick, all measures [that] are required, avoiding those twin traps of overtreatment andtherapeutic nihilism. I will...