Amitriptyline – New Meds for me

It’s taken me a whole year to try and sort this out but a few weeks ago I finally got Amitriptyline added to my prescription. I needed something else to manage the pain of my extraintestinal symptoms , the arthritis in my body, which seems to be a consitent gnaw in my bones at the…

Consumed By Pain

I’m so tired of being in pain And I’m having to refrain From screaming at the world It wears on your soul And leaves a dark hole With the fear of falling in I don’t want to be consumed Or feel like I’m doomed I wish for one normal day For my pain to go…

Not the Same

Yes I smile, And all the while I lie, I’m hurting all the time, And so I cry, I’m the perfect portrait, Of hidden pain, Off loss & gain, I am not the same. Crohn’s disease has definately changed me – and while I wrote this when I was going through a really tough time, …

In Joyful things we hide

In juletide joy And festive glee There was a girl named Kelly Marie That holiday cheer Making her sneer Poor lass who’s still not pain free In seasons blessings And gift giving free Please spare a thought for what you cannot see