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FFS. Chronic illness pity party

(3 Posts)
EmMcK Tue 13-Mar-18 03:55:43

My own party. I just need to let off steam. I have had ulcerative colitis for about 13 years and then after lots of pain and bleeding also got diagnosed with adenomyosis about six months ago. I know neither of these are life limiting and with my specialist’s help I am pretty much on top of keeping my UC manageable and am hoping to get there with the adenomyosis, and 90% of the time I am fine and chirpy and positive, but on days like today when I am sore and tired and so so so nauseous I just want to curl up and cry, I get pretty bloody despondent about my health. In the bigger scheme of things, it isn’t so bad, but today it feels like it really sucks.
As you were.

Situp Tue 13-Mar-18 04:01:50

I feel for you OP. Chronic illnesses are often not seen as that serious but it really wears you down. You are perfectly entitled to your party.

Is there a colitis support group you can join? I am in one for psorasis and it can really help to talk to people suffering the sane problems as you. winecake (party supplies grin)

EmMcK Tue 13-Mar-18 05:07:23

Thanks for the supplies SitUp. As soon as I don’t feel like vomiting, I will be right into them. Especially the wine

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