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Photography: Trish Jean

I joined in a really great writing workshop at the Uni of NSW the other night. One of the exercises we did was to write either a poem or prose using the following words, which were selected by the participants. 137 more words

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One Whole System

This morning I awoke to some very similar physical symptoms. My eyes and face are swollen, dull headache, and my muscles are sore. I had ten hours of sleep, and I am still very tired. 915 more words

Psychosomatic Medicine: Who Are We?

I received a fascinating proposal regarding the issue over a new name to replace “Psychosomatic Medicine” for our specialty. My former teacher, Dr. William R. Yates, MD, FAPM, just sent me this message about his thoughts on the matter: 1,189 more words

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What I didn't tell people about my weekend

This weekend was most definitely a good one. I got away with zero housework, travelled across the country for a lovely afternoon with a dear friend, and then spent Saturday morning horse riding, bathing the horses and cleaning tack. 596 more words


Psychological Abuse

Here in the UK, at the end of 2015, a landmark new law came into effect that criminalises the act of Psychological Abuse perpetrated against a Spouse, Partner or Family Member.  862 more words


4 weeks till top surgery

About 10 days ago, my breast tissue started to feel inflamed and tender.  It wasn’t in line with my menstrual cycle, and it hurt way more than that would, anyway.  661 more words