Mind Over Matter/Pain – Part 2

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The top ‘Urban Dictionary’ pain definition >What happens when you step on a Lego brick 😆 So from where I left off the last time I was talking about pain > https://madnessinthemethod.com/ehlers-danlos-pain/ I just want to clarify a coupla things before I start ranting and raving on about this touchy subject again. I talked about 1) being more grateful for… Read more »

New.Day.New.Beginning

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Just under 2 hours to go before Monday is officially over 🎉 The following meme pretty much wraps up how my shit show of a day went > So with that being said, I’m heading off to bed because the sooner I get to sleep, the sooner I’ll be waking up to a brand new day and a brand new… Read more »

Off Topic #1 – Blogging

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I’m not sure why (?) but I have the chorus to Elton Johns ‘Saturday’ repeating over and over in my head whilst I’m doing this blog post, lol … Maybe because it’s Saturday? *shrugs shoulders* 😜 Today is going to be ‘off topic’ even though I still have plenty to say about my Ehlers-Danlos journey, but I’ve decided I want… Read more »

Bitchy / Snarky

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There’s nothing like a good ‘ol bitchy & snarky meme to brighten up your day! 🤩 For more bitchiness & snarky memes – visit the Ehlers-Danlos Australia (aka: ະ✧MadnessintheMethod✧ະ | ॐ..ॐ Mupps.M ॐ..ॐ) ‘Bitchy’ Pinterest board > https://www.pinterest.com.au/madnessinthemethod/bitchy Enjoy! Hugs / Peace Out! Essie ❣

Psychologist

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1) A certified and trained prostitute of the mind, who naturally charges for his/her services by the hour. 2) Someone who thinks that problems thought up by the mind can be solved by even more thinking … lol 😂 Well it’s probably a good thing that no-one reads this blog with the above ‘urban dictionary’ definition of a Psychologist! Can you… Read more »

Sunday Still Be Like …

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It’s Sunday Meme Time! Whoot-Whoot! And the word of the day is > ACCURATE! 😉 And just in case you missed out on last Sunday’s memes > https://madnessinthemethod.com/2019/06/23/sunday-be-like/ Hugs / Peace Out! Essie ❣

Mind Over Matter/Pain – Part 1

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The perception of pain that goes in to pain tolerance has two major components; 1) the biological component, ie: a headache that activates pain receptors. 2) the brain’s perception of pain, ie: how much focus is spent paying attention to or ignoring it. (this nutshell version of pain tolerance is thanks to Google) Pain is actually a bit of a touchy… Read more »

Aquagenic Urticaria

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Aquagenic Urticaria: A rare and incurable condition in which urticaria (hives) develops after the skin comes in contact with water, regardless of the temperature. In a nutshell – an allergy to water – and my new diagnosis. Is it an actual thing? Apparently so! Is it something I’ve had all of my life? Nope! Is it something that would ‘normally’… Read more »

O.v.e.r.w.h.e.l.m.e.d

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Overwhelmed: buried beneath a huge mass of something. Having strong emotional effect. To overcome completely in mind or feeling. Bombarded with more than enough. To affect someone’s emotions in a powerful way. This pretty much sums up my week, hence why this blog hasn’t had any action for the last few’ish days. My goal was/is to post every second day, but… Read more »

Multiple Sclerosis – aka: MS

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Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a condition of the central nervous system, interfering with nerve impulses within the brain, spinal cord and optic nerves. It is characterised by sclerosis, which is a Greek word meaning scars. These scars occur within the central nervous system and depending on where they develop, manifest into various symptoms. Well I said I would get to the MS… Read more »