Stoic by nature…..just not for a moment!

I was once called "Stoic" by my boss when I was working because of the way I got on with my chronic health issues without fuss & was always cheerful, smiling & putting others first. I kept working full time with that stoic attitude & nature until my body physically would no longer let me. … Continue reading Stoic by nature…..just not for a moment!

Lumps, bumps, sagging eye lids and the list goes on

Last week I saw my Dermatologist as I have a lump growing on my right lower cheek which I was hoping would go away. Best case scenario was that it was a boil or a pimple that forgot I was nearly 50 and that would be that. Not to be, it is under a freckle that … Continue reading Lumps, bumps, sagging eye lids and the list goes on

Dental CT Scan Results ~ I haven’t escaped with a clear report card!!

Ok, not quite as dramatic as my tongue needing to extracted but the Dental CT Scan the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon sent me for, has revealed a bone fragment is jutting out from my jaw bone into my gum. So that explains the inflammation in that area and if I wasn't on so many pain … Continue reading Dental CT Scan Results ~ I haven’t escaped with a clear report card!!

Dentistry Disappointment

Living with an idiopathic autoimmune disease basically means I never quite know what's around the corner. Could be exciting if it wasn't so exhausting! Yesterday was one of those days! I had been feeling off colour for about 10 days and then started to spike a low grade fever with swollen glands. None of that … Continue reading Dentistry Disappointment