September 7th, 2022 11:51 am

A Venetian Refuelling

By |2023-02-05T10:26:12+11:00September 7th, 2022|Categories: About, Blog, Living|Tags: , , , |

I feel completely rejuvenated and jubilant after Theo's and my recent 3-week trip to Italy. Since my spinal cord stim implant, our life and livelihood seachange, and now, with an anti-inflammatory focus, I can feel confident that pain levels will remain right down and my happiness right up. This is a big announcement for my brain.

July 28th, 2022 2:47 pm

Talking Healthtech: Dr Valerio Vittone on Long COVID

By |2022-11-27T15:30:37+11:00July 28th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Learn, Professional Resources, The pain|Tags: , , , , |

Since investigating my DNA with Dr Valerio Vittone, I believe more that my health issue is not about chronic pain but rather about inflammation. I've reaped magnificent rewards since implementing recommended dietary [...]

May 8th, 2022 1:52 pm

Keeping up my Stamina

By |2022-11-27T15:30:37+11:00May 8th, 2022|Categories: About, Blog, Living|Tags: , , , , |

I was going to title this blog Fatigue, but after reviewing it repeatedly, I decided to title it Stamina instead. It took me years to get to 'managing'. Now I have transitioned to pacing. As stated in my previous post, I'm living now. I'm not in a passive state watching and being attacked by an unpleasant experience. It wasn't easy getting to the state of 'management'. There are so many 'have to' activities – we can't avoid these. When I explain my 'have to' activities such as showering, making a coffee, sitting/standing all day, dressing, etc., people look at me bewildered, but you'll get me. Until this fight is experienced, one can't understand that day-to-day activities can strip your energy and count as 'activity'. It feels insane when faced with this realisation. But I have found a way...

February 2nd, 2022 10:13 am

And The Elephant in the Room is… Inflammation!

By |2023-02-17T10:32:00+11:00February 2nd, 2022|Categories: Blog, Help, Professional|Tags: , , , , |

'Pain is a unique experience' we've all heard it, and by now, most of us believe it. But, after viewing my personal genetic report, I'm now sure that pain is a unique experience.  Perhaps it's not even pain for some of us. It's not for me! This genetics investigation exposed the elephant standing by my side the last 15 years – actually, it's been with me all my life but it took an accident to begin its stampede! Official diagnosis – not pain; it's inflammation.  And it always has been! 

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