I woke up in the middle of the night, my knee dislocated. It’s a pretty weird sensation to go from fast asleep & totally relaxed to in screaming agonising pain in 0.324 seconds. It’s not uncommon for me–I’ve had dislocations because of my hypermobility for years, but it doesn’t make it any less weird. So,… Continue reading A Dislocation Story
Hi. So, I’m hypermobile. If you want to find out more about my condition, click here. My symptoms mainly involve chronic pain & frequent joint dislocations, but I also have other fun side effects like bruising really easily and always being tired. I wanted to write this blog for a few reasons. Firstly, I’m a… Continue reading A week in the life of a hypermobile girl.
Remember way back when, in December 2015? I set myself some goals that I wanted to achieve in the upcoming year. Today I’m going to go back and evaluate how well I’ve done goal wise this year! Goal #1: 1// Be Brave. This isn’t a goal that involves jumping out of an plane or any… Continue reading Did I meet my 2016 goals?
1// I have an unhealthy obsession with quirky tea cups. 2// The Nightmare Before Christmas is my favourite Yuletide/Halloween movie. 3// Rainy days are my fav. 4// In autumn, I wear red lipstick pretty much every day. 5// I’m starting a masters in Historical Research in a few weeks, and I. AM. SO. EXCITED! 6//… Continue reading 10 more things.
Two years ago today I dislocated my knee (badly), for the billionth time & was finally diagnosed with Hypermobility. @ehlersdanlosuk — Laura Noakes (@lauranoakes) August 21, 2016 A few weeks ago I hit the two year anniversary of the big knee dislocation. Before that, my bendy joints were little more than an annoyance, and afterwards… Continue reading Happy Hypermobility Anniversary
The past few years have been pretty milestone heavy. First I turned 18 – I was finally an adult. Then at 19 I started Uni. This is gonna come as a big surprise, but at 20 I was in my twenties. 21 was big because of the whole 21st birthday thing. 22 was AMAZING because… Continue reading 25 things before 25.
Annddd *deep breath* This is a kind of difficult post for me to write, mainly because it involves my personal mental health, and also my physical health. Which is kind of a sticky topic to talk about on the internet. But I also think it’s an important post to write – mental health is a… Continue reading LET’S TALK: Hypermobility & Anxiety