Not The Final Chapter? We said goodbye to our beloved Goofy Girly-Girl, Violet yesterday. She was at a point where the lump in her throat was cutting off her breathing and making her choke on food, water, air (I understand that one for different reasons). She was definitely in pain and had difficulty standing up, …
Reblog – Thank you Sweetheart
Having a spouse who loves you through your illnesses and down times and shares the good and bad is so crucial to living as normal a life as possible. Sometimes my Hubby knows what I need or what is wrong before I do.
Please read Sam’s love letter to her Hubby. It will make you smile for sure!
Behind every great man is a great woman, or so the saying goes.
Let’s flip that on it’s head a little. Behind this chronically ill wife is an amazing husband. A husband who has become a full-time carer. A husband who has gone beyond the call of duty. A husband who has become my legs, my cleaner, my cook, my shopper, my gardener, my driver, my nurse.
A husband who holds my hand when I’m writhing in pain. A husband who heats wheat packs in the middle of the night or makes me a cup of tea in the early hours of the morning, when sleep is completely disturbed by pain.
My husband is nothing short of amazing and I don’t know how, I don’t even want to think about how, my life would be without him by my side.
We share this chronic illness journey, warts and all. He…
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The Finite Difference Between Acute and Chronic
I still remember the first thing said at my two-month pain clinic. This could be partly due to the fact I took it twice (due to my father's passing); however, it is mostly because of the impact that it made on all of us. "You are not here for us to help you get rid …
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