So Good to be Back!!

First and foremost I would like to apologise for disappearing, my pain levels had gradually increased to a point where I could not sit anywhere comfortably for more than a few minutes. I could not use my laptop at all. I now have a laptop table so can’t be stopped 😀 A lot has happened Read more about So Good to be Back!![…]


Source: My mood has been like a rollercoaster the last couple of weeks. It’s beginning to sink in that my back is knackered and in the words of my consultant “there is no cure.” As I sit here with an angry back I can’t help thinking “is this it?” “How much worse will it get?” Read more about Precipice…[…]

Coping & Buying Equipment 

At first I thought I was coping with the prognosis of living with chronic back pain. That I’m likely to need a series of surgeries. I pray that I hit the 5 – 10% chance of success. That I’ll be back to “normal” afterwards as though it’s just a hiccup, a blip, a little painful Read more about Coping & Buying Equipment […]

My Story So Far…

For those who don’t want to scroll back through all of the posts. This is a long post so grab a cuppa, a chocolate bar and make yourself comfortable. When I was in my teens I discovered heavy metal music and fell in love! All it took was the first chord of Paranoid by Black Read more about My Story So Far…[…]

How to Hold and Use a Cane Correctly

Having had to buy a walking stick a friend sent me this link as I’ve got no idea how to use one correctly. I think it’s too useful to keep to myself x How to Hold and Use a Cane Correctly

Body Pillow Test

My first night using my new body (U) pillow. Hope I get a better nights sleep. The pain has been disturbing my sleep for the last few nights 😴 SaveSave

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Mission Sleep Comfortably

Source: Life Hacker As advised by my Chiropractor I’m sleeping on my right side with a pillow between my legs. Although it has helped a lot I still try to roll onto my back or turn over in my sleep which is extremely painful. After reading some forums I have bought a body pillow. I am praying Read more about Mission Sleep Comfortably[…]