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Invisible Illness Awareness Week: Meet Mummy Lipman

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Invisible Illness Awareness Week has rolled around yet again, and this time I decided to do something different. Inspired by the lovely Sophia, I thought I’d get my mummy involved and ask her a few questions about what it’s like to have a child with chronic illness. I’m 27, and am unfortunately much more dependent […]

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Gimme drugs! It’s time to start trying painkillers again

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Everyone seems really shocked when I say that I don’t take painkillers. Especially considering my pain levels are ridiculously high. And I have a crazy high pain threshold. I always said that I didn’t see the point in taking them if they didn’t work. The biggest “wow” moment during my EDS diagnosis was that opioid painkillers […]

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My Top Tips For Being Productive With Brain Fog

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Along with the pain and fatigue and the million other horrid symptoms, the increasing levels of brain fog in my life have become incredibly problematic. I’m currently far too foggy to think of clever analogies for brain fog that aren’t just “brain fog”, so I highly recommend reading Rosie’s excellent (and hilarious) post on that […]

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