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Fireworks

Like Roy Keane’s dog Triggs, I also ponder the undeniable finiteness of life and how best to get through it unscathed.

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Starting over

Clock vintage

Sacrificing your life for a chronic illness never comes easily. You learn to compensate and decide how reliable your judgment is based on what you can put in physically, mentally and emotionally. Quite often, what lies within you is mentally infinitely stronger than anyone might realise – even yourself –  because, until that point in time, you have been at your worst already.

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Injecting object

“A whole new dictionary was instantly added to my daily vocabulary. Injection needles became syringes. MS relapses, exacerbations. Under the skin, subcutaneous. Daily self-injecting in those early days, often a war with my head, a battle of the wills.”

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