Welcome to my website Sparkly Stripes, a place for acceptance, equality, mutual interests, advice, help and following my own journey, living with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome & Fibromyagia.
I have always struggled with my weight, yes I like food, but to lose weight I have to be very very strict, especially now that my mobility is so poor. Slimming World, although I usually do well in the first month or so, I seem to hit a lot of walls and will still have … Continue reading Weight loss failures and moving forward
Well it’s been a while since I’ve had hip pain this severe, the two years that I was on Morphine, had masked the severity of my hip conditions. I have a Labral Tear on my right hip, sustained from a fall in 2008, for four years it went undiagnosed it was wrongly diagnosed as soft … Continue reading Ouch! Hip injuries/conditions & Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome 😖
I’m a big believer in actions speaking louder than words, I’ve given too many chances in the past, when I’ve felt that I’ve been taken for granted, used and abused, I’ve still forgiven and got burned. Now I’m paying closer attention, I need to listen to my instincts, instead of being so forgiving and listening … Continue reading Pay close attention
Good morning! It’s been 81 days since I stopped taking Morphine that I was prescribed for 2 years to treat my widespread chronic pain. For that alone, I am proud of myself, I am still taking other medication to treat pain but the morphine side-affects weren’t worth it. I’ve been sleeping better since taking CBD … Continue reading Self care & positivity