When illness kicks off a challenging sequence of events

Think quick! What is the biggest organ in the human body? … If you said the skin then you would be correct. The skin is the biggest organ in the body. Not only does it…

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A wobbly few weeks

Some of you may be wondering, where the hell has Avril got to? She has been very quiet online and the blog has not been updated recently? I wish the reason for this brief absence…

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Lyme disease – it’s not easy being green

As most of you are aware, I have been battling a debilitating illness over the past number of years. After all, this incredibly complex, multi-systemic disease and its challenging nature was the major catalyst behind…

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When look’s can be deceiving

I wanted to share this picture taken last Thursday evening with you all. Not for the purpose of ‘oh look at me’ but to simply give you food for thought. This is me albeit appearing…

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In the depths of the stomach

In the depths of my stomach lies a dark spiky ball that causes debilitating things to happen to my body. It’s very existence alien but at the same time all too familiar. It can and…

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