I’ve been making a huge effort to be kinder to myself, and not worry about my weight. This is a journey that I’ve been on for a long time, I’ve had issues with body image since I was about 10 … Continue reading Bodypositive & Low Carb?!
This post is about 2 things – firstly a bit of a rant about edited Selfies, and secondly an update on my autoimmune issues. I don’t know about you, but I am getting sick to death of seeing selfies that … Continue reading Edited Self-esteem
This month I’m taking part in an instagram challenge to raise awareness of rare diseases in the UK, in the lead up to Rare Disease Day, which is the 28th February. As I have Vasculitis, which is a rare disease, … Continue reading Rare Disease Day Photo Challenge
I haven’t posted anything about my vasculitis diagnosis for a while, and I’ve recently started taking methotrexate, so I thought it would be a good time to give an update. My vasculitis is classed as mild, meaning there is no … Continue reading Vasculitis Update: Methotrexate
I had a meeting with my Rheumatology Nurse yesterday, and got updates on recent scans, tests and my treatment plan. To read the story of my diagnosis/ journey so far click here. My vasculitis seems to be limited to my … Continue reading Vasculitis Update
On this the final day of Vasculitis Awareness Month I thought I would share my thoughts on Vasculitis and Depression. Most of the other vasculitis sufferers I have spoken to also suffer from depression; it seems that depression and vasculitis … Continue reading Vasculitis and Depression
One of the things people really don’t get about having an autoimmune disease is that it is absolutely exhausting. Normally if you’re feeling tired you have a rest and feel better; with vasculitis I could honestly sleep all day, and … Continue reading Vasculitis and Exhaustion
So I wasn’t sure whether or not to post about this, I don’t want to come across as whiney, but it is vasculitis awareness month, so I am going to share my experience. I was diagnosed with vasculitis about a … Continue reading Vasculitis Awareness Month