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Mental illness-the light at the end of the tunnel??

With every story of chronic illness comes a side order of mental illness. Some people, of course handle their situation better than others, managing to hold down a job and healthy relationships etc. 2,757 more words


I have a dream.. I dream of the day I can sit down for breakfast with my family and enjoy cornflakes with banana on top and ice cold milk, without being in agony for days after. 771 more words


A Smile is the prettiest thing you can wear! 

I’m often asked how I manage to stay smiling whilst I’m in so much pain. There is only one answer for that and that is my family. 1,379 more words

Head surgery!

At the moment, I’m sitting in a quiet ward, the lights are out and all the patients’¬†curtains are closed. Behind them slumber fellow patients of the University College Hospital, ¬†commonly known as Neurological and Neurosurgery Hospital in London. 649 more words

My Life

Why I Knit #1,039,475

This headache has not stopped since New Years Eve.

Okay, that’s a lie. There were about two days a month ago where my head was okay and those days were GLORIOUS. 286 more words


I don't want to play this game anymore!

There it is I’ve said it. It’s out there in the world of blog readers and friends and family. I’d like to get off now please! 1,076 more words

Note to self

*If I decide to spend some of my, now very precious money on a healing treatment, for which I know I’ve had success in the past; please go straight to bed afterwards! 1,847 more words