MY BAD BARGAIN WITH RAFFA IN 2012

MY BAD BARGAIN WITH RAFFA IN  2012

Seven years ago I was seriously ill in a Sydney Hospital with a hideous, undiagnosed condition. It was affecting my brain, my heart, my muscles…. and just about everything else. Part of my stabilizing medication was a very high dose of the steroid Prednisone. Among the  side

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PLEASE DON’T DISMISS MY SENSE OF SMELL!

PLEASE DON'T DISMISS MY SENSE OF SMELL!

Memories, imagination, old sentiments, and associations are more readily reached through the sense of smell than through any other channel.    Oliver Wendell  Holmes How true that quote is.  After my mother died I treasured a cardigan she had worn that retained her special fragrance. It was a

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CHURG STRAUSS SYNDROME

CHURG STRAUSS SYNDROME

 A  RARE AND BAFFLING ILLNESS – CHURG STRAUSS SYNDROME! This is the first time I have written about the very rare auto-immune condition I was diagnosed  with  in  February 2012.  I had been rushed to hospital a couple of weeks earlier after collapsing with a suspected heart

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