illness flare-up

I’ve been completely out of action for the past couple of weeks. A sudden flare-up of my Dermatomyositis has left me weak and sleeping 20 hours a day. It came completely out of the blue. One morning I woke up and found myself struggling to get out of bed. My entire body hurt but I […]

From a hospital bed

Six months ago after developing a rash and a fever which doctors initially thought was Dengue Fever, a virus transmitted by mosquitoes, I was rushed into hospital and after a week of being tested for over a hundred different viruses, I was diagnosed with a very rare auto immune illness (affecting just five in a […]

From my hospital bed – long, rambling version

Six months ago after developing a rash and a fever which doctors initially thought was Dengue Fever, a virus transmitted by mosquitoes, I was rushed into hospital and after a week of being tested for over a hundred different viruses, I was diagnosed with a very rare auto immune illness (affecting just five in a […]

Dermatomyositis

Six months ago after developing a rash and a fever which doctors initially thought was Dengue Fever, a virus transmitted by mosquitoes, I was rushed into hospital and after a week of being tested for over a hundred different viruses, I was diagnosed with a very rare auto immune illness (affecting just five in a […]