At the age of 16 I was given a shock diagnosis that changed my life irreversibly.
I had lupus, an autoimmune disease that was triggered by heat and sunlight and lowered my immune system to almost nothing.How chronic illness and mental health are inextricably linked
This was terrible but looking back at my childhood it made complete sense.
I was a sickly child; I had stomach problems and would get ill at the drop of a hat.
From the age of seven my… Read the full story