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A New Year no new me

So as the new year was approaching my friends were all getting ready to go out, I was happily sat on the sofa with a decaf latte, reading my book, thinking how times change. 490 more words


Life Updates

It’s been a while since I posted here. Life became busy in some very very good ways, shortly after a holiday to Berlin! 698 more words

Mental Health

A Psychiatrist, Screams*

“So how are you, Tanya?” Dr Stein says, pen poised above the paper. This is his current folder of my notes. He must have hundreds of these folders, dating back over the last seventeen years. 289 more words

Health Update - Good News!

I just got back from my appointment with the doctor.

The whole thing was utterly nerve-wrecking. I’ve been waking up earlier than usual recently, so I spent most of the morning trying to distract myself with fun art things, then did some research on different medications so I’d have a rough idea of what each medication was when we were talking about them. 819 more words



I had a pain management appointment yesterday and the consultant prescribed me a drug called Duloxetine (Cymbalta), a drug that is used for
prescribed for major depressive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, fibromyalgia and neuropathic pain. 308 more words

Another oxygen tank and looming needle

An extra visit to the consultant today thanks to his amazing secretary who picked up on the fact that I was phoning in fairly often complaining of the pain in my brain. 366 more words