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Weekly roundup

My laptop is poorly, so is going away to be made better.  I wish it were that easy for me – a bit of soldering and I’d be good as new ;-)  So you won’t get a blog post for a week or two until it’s back as I only have my miniscule smart phone and can’t type on that as my thumbs are too big! 463 more words

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Mirror Schmirror

This is not a post that’s written out of anger or fear or frustration. I feel very little of anything except exhaustion at this point. So, however you “read” it, please don’t take it negatively… It’s just today’s reality – in my mind and my life, anyway… 457 more words

Life In Progress

Brain Fog

Brain fog is a really hard symptom to describe unless you’ve experienced it. It’s literally like seeing things through fog, where you concentrate really hard but everything still looks fuzzy. 1,122 more words


Adjusting to the new reality ..

Ever since I started writing in this journal, I’ve talked about the PRESENT, not the future. I may have even mentioned that I do not  actually see the FUTURE. 1,696 more words

Juggling Balls & Depression

I’m spending a lot of time by myself at the moment, which gives me way too much time for my brain to go into overdrive. Partly because my worse physical symptoms mean I’m not able to do very much but also because my husband has had to work later. 764 more words


Weekly roundup

My week began well.  I’ve re-started the Spatone iron water but just in small doses and am not experiencing the intense nausea and stomach pain that I did on the full sachets.  873 more words

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9 Lessons From 9 Years of Living with Chronic Pain

In September 2008, I was 32 years old, married, with a newborn and a nine year old, when I learned I had fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis. 163 more words

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