Get a Job (and Other Bad Advice)


If you ever want to live with chronic pain, don’t. It is not worth it.

But, if you want to look through someone else’s eyes, Lachlan will let you look at the mesmerizing side effects from PAIN.

Enjoy the blog, not the pain.


Lachlan + Cathy


When it comes to handing out bad advice, everyone’s an expert.

And, having lived with a chronic and complex illness for over eight years now, I’ve received more than my fair share of unwise — and usually unsolicited — counsel.

Here are some of my favourite pieces of wisdom.

1. Get a Job
For those not up to speed, I’ve not worked a job for over four years now. And in the four years prior, I only ever worked for a few months —often part time — before having to stop and take an extended period of time off to recover.

Since we came home from the US in 2011, I’ve been on the Disability Support Pension, which means the government recognises my inability to work, and gives me enough money to pay for my cable TV subscription, but not much else.

One person actually said to me a…

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First, I blogged on blogger, then Myspace - soon I was consistently ranked. Next, I quit. Then the blogging addiction came back .... Comments are appreciated. Not nice comments are edited. You can follow me at the top right.
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