10 ways to cope with chronic pain

Everyone’s pain is different and everyone copes in different ways. I’ve had my endometriosis pain for nearly 20 years and my sitting disability and other pains for over 5 years. During that time I have had to learn ways to cope with chronic pain rather than fight it and question why I’ve got it. Below [...]

Why I don’t like taking medication for my neck pain

My neck pain is driving me mad. It is getting worse and I'm struggling to cope with it. I've been on the verge of tears many time these past few weeks and it is making my back pain even more difficult to manage. Diazepam Previously I was told my neck was very tight and I [...]

Breathtaking rooftop views of Venice

My Italy holiday: Part 2

The day after I published Part 1 of my Italy holiday, our time in Rome took a dramatic turn for the worst. We found out that our return flight with Monarch airlines was cancelled because they went in to administration. It’s a weird feeling to know you’re stranded in another country. I didn’t know when [...]

My Italy holiday: Part 1

This week is very exciting as I am going on holiday to Italy. I want to take this opportunity to talk about what it is like to travel when you suffer with chronic pain. But before I start, I want to apologise to anyone who read my last blog and is expecting this post to be [...]