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My Life with Ankylosing Spondylitis & Other Issues

I have been diagnosed with Ankylosing Spondylitis, it's a horrible thing to suffer with, it can really knock me down. 

​I've been trying to raise awareness on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Not many people seem to know about it, as it is not really visible. 

I can tell you that suffering with Ankylosing Spondylitis has an impact on my mental health. 
I suffer with anxiety and depression, and keep beating myself up about my physical limits.

I also have Fibromyalgia, which seems to act a bit like an amplifier, boosting the volume of the pain, it also causes brain fog, this fog can descend any time without warning to make me forget words when I am talking or forget what I got up to do!

For more on my health, check out my blogging posts on

Here are direct links to my various health blogs...

April 2024 (2) - Police Visit - Blood Pressure Goes Up (stress)

April 2024 (1) - Back at Tircoed - Must remember my health (general)

March 2024 (2) - Feeling Fed Up (depression)

March 2024 (1) - Fibromyalgia - Continuing struggles

November 2023 - Feeling Like Crud

September 2023 - Wednesday Tears

July 2023

June 2023

Mental Health Awareness Week - 15th - 21st May

May 2023 - My Birthday Month

April 2023 Update

March 2023 Update

February 2023 - 2nd Month Update

January 2023 - New Year, Same Shi...

December 2022 Update

November 2022 Update

October 2022 Update

September 2022 Update

Late August 2022 Update

Early August 2022 Update

Diabetic Update - Saturday 23rd July

Mind Games and Heat - Sunday 17th July

Blog Entry - Tuesday 12th & Saturday 16th July 2022

In To July - Monday 4th to Wednesday 6th

Blog Entry - 23rd June

Blog Entry - 10th June, Last Few Days

Health, Cricket and Loss 5th June 2022

Eye Have A Long Wait 25th May 2022 - Health Update

Early May 2022 - Health Update

Tuesday 26th April - Health Update

Thursday 14th April - Eye Issues

March & Early April 2022 Update

27 Jan to 1 Feb 2022 Update

Fed up with pain and meds - December 2021

Eye Frustration, Jabs, Diabetes, Mental Health - November 2021 

Another Bout of Horrible Pain - October 2021

Two Appointments Today - August 2021

Another Bad Health Day - July 2021

Health Update - June 2021

Lockdown Easing, I'm Worrying

Mental Health, Feeling Empty

Life's What You Make It After Covid

India COULD be the answer

My Mental Health In Lockdown

Bad Times In November

My Mind, Health In Covid

More About My Health - The Eye Has It

Health Update - 5th May 2020

My Year So Far - Jan 2020

Huge Text Blog - October 2019

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My Fibro team link
Mind Link
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