The Invisable Enemy

“Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others”……Jonathan Swift…    As well as being an “invisible” illness itself, autoimmune disease also brings with it many unwelcome invisible visitors. Before my diagnosis, I had never thought about illness being “invisible”.  There are many conditions that fit this “invisible” umbrella including crohn’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis,Continue reading “The Invisable Enemy”

When the going gets tough

When the going gets tough, the tough get going, OR DO THEY? In previous blogs I have spoken about experiencing 3 setbacks since my diagnosis for ankylosing spondylitis and my last blog covered the 1st of those.   I’ll now talk about the 2nd setback, which was, by far, the most serious. They say setbacks areContinue reading “When the going gets tough”

Dr Google

Following my diagnosis and follow-up consultation, Dr Google became my focal point. “Don’t confuse a Google search with your Consultant’s medical degree” a great sentiment and one I should have abided by.  However,  I didn’t, and Dr. Google became my worst enemy! Everything that was ever written about Ankylosing Spondylitis that had a negative connotation,Continue reading “Dr Google”