Chipped bone or just a sprain?

I think I've been trying to be a bit of a hero and clearly haven't considered the fact that I might have seriously injured my ankle!? Oops.... I had brought up my concerns with my GP a few weeks ago but he just told me to keep an eye on it and thought that my ankle is likely just … Continue reading Chipped bone or just a sprain?

Day 1/42

Today is officially the first day I start to decrease my medication; specifically Tramadol and I can see this being a bit of a struggle. Following on from my previous post Withdrawals where I discussed the damage that medications can do to your body. I decided I wanted to take action and therefore arranged an appointment … Continue reading Day 1/42

Withdrawals

As per my previous post, I feel it is important to discuss topics that others may be affected by and therefore I’ve decided to talk about the dangers regarding long term use of opiates and anti-inflammatory medications. Most doctors fail to point out the damage these medications can cause, how addictive they are and how … Continue reading Withdrawals

Countdown

I've been having some horrific shoulder blade pain for over a few years now. Doctors put it down to the wear and tear of using crutches for years or over using my arm. But what I don't understand is, if this was going to happen, why did nobody tell me? When I initially went to … Continue reading Countdown