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The Mirroring Effect

Another hospital another chemo session for my mother. Then admission because she has not eaten in about 2 weeks. It’s been an ongoing process for a year now and sometimes it’s hard to keep the positive energy. 807 more words


Fresh Princess of Connolly Hospital

Now, this is a story all about how
My life got flipped-turned upside down
And I’d like to take a minute
Just sit right there… 1,665 more words

Just Leave Already

The insomnia’s back.

Not entirely sure what to do about it. 

Exhaustion tugs at my eyelids, but my mind and body demand continuous stimulation – fuel to burn as they (try to) flee from the fears bitting at my heels. 133 more words

WFT (weird French things): In praise of pessaries

Ever tried to force a toddler with a 40-degree fever and blood-red tonsils to swallow a whole syringe of Neurofen?  Ever woken up your six-month old after he finally finally finally fell alseep because it’s four hours since his last dose of Calpol and he’s drenched in sweat and you’re terrified his fever is going to creep back up? 299 more words


Reflections In Bed, Thankfully

I’ve been ill for a number of weeks now but the past week really laid me low. I literally had to stay in bed for a week and that was no fun. 311 more words


America's Priorities

Visit to the sleep doctor: $500

Custom orthotics: $350

.22 Beretta: $200

Ending your suffering in this shithole country: Priceless