I have this phrase glued to the wall above my front door. It’s the last thing I see as I leave the door, just above an Aristotle quote “We are what we repeatedly do” (particularly apt for someone with OCD) and Hemingway, “Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with what there is.” Continue reading “Don’t look back, you’re not going that way”
I haven’t been sleeping well. Insomnia is a problem that comes and goes and when it arrives, it’s crippling. It begins a viscious cycle of anxiety, over-thinking, obsession and paranoia. Continue reading “There is more than one kind of freedom”
I am a text book case on how not to manage Joint Hypermobility Syndrome. My life has been marked by times where I lacked any support contrasting by time where it has been over medicalised, excessively complicated and many assessments I have had no choice but to undergo was heavy on the scepticism and risk management and low on compassion, knowledge and understanding.
Supergirl started throwing up after school on Friday afternoon. We had dinner at the table whilst she was lying on the couch on the other side throwing up her cooked school lunch. Continue reading “Ten tips for feeling better quicker when nausea and vomiting strikes”