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Hi, my name is vickster!

vickster Community member Posts: 1 Listener
edited July 2017 in Start here and say hello!
I have a condition called Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis  (DISH); which over the last 3 years has taken my life away and having to learn to adapt in a new way of living. I'm in constant pain 24/7 and take many painkillers ( which I hate having to rely on, as have no idea what problems they are causing inside). I've become isolated  at home; as leaving the house worries me, cause can't walk far and depend on a walking stick or wheelchair. Hosehold chores are a challenge as my hands and knees are stiff and dont seem to work like they did; and my mind gets easily confused and forgetful.
Simple things like paying for something and trying to work out where to place stick, so can grap after paying without it falling over etc.
Life has chanced in so many ways personally and mentally. 


  • steve51
    steve51 Community member Posts: 7,153 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @vickster

    A very warm welcome to you this morning.

    I do hope that we can be off help to you ???

    Yes we are all in same "boat"

    Please please let us know if we can be off service to you !!!!

    We have all got the "T-shirts"
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