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Tag Archive | auto-immune

New medications, new energy

Saturday I did over 12,000 steps. I could not have done that twelve months ago. Hell, I couldn’t have done that four months ago. I recently changed medications for my auto-immune arthritis (which specific arthritis it is, is still open for discussion – or I may be extra lucky and have two). Initially I was hesitant […]

We need politicians with vision

One of the things that bothers me about the current Australian government is lack of vision, lack of the ability to think outside the square or to challenge the status quo. I’m going to illustrate with an example built around our health system (on which I have written voluminously lately), the horrific domestic violence record in this […]

Juggling drugs, rest, exercise – but never the ironing

Right. That’s it. I’m over this situation. Miracle cure, now. please. I so, so, so feel for those whose health is way worse than mine, because this is bad enough. This week has been my second week on the medication that is hoped to pull my over-active, uninvited, toxic thyroid nodules into line and by yesterday I […]

Christmas postponed due to drugs

This is for the much appreciated supportive readers who are following my health challenges. Even though we are postponing Christmas, we wish everyone a wonderful and safe festive season with friends and family. We’ve postponed Christmas because I’m just not up to it. I’m also not Radioactive Robyn, as it turns out. Over the last […]