I stumbled across this interview after clicking on an email from the SolveCFS initiative. To be honest I've been largely ignoring their emails since I signed up because I'd gotten into a fairly negative headspace surrounding CFS, and it felt like nothing new was being discussed and nothing they said could help me, because it was … Continue reading Is he Belle or Sebastian?
It's late again. The internet's switched off. It's almost as if that off switch turns on the power to complete the train of thoughts that have been scratching around the back of my mind all day. I've been really hard on myself for the last week, without even realising it. The psychologist told me to ban … Continue reading What’s going on in my mind?
Why do these thoughts come to me so late? Often, I'm getting ready to go to bed, I've shut down the computer and suddenly a blog post thought arrives. Tonight my mind was boggling. I was marvelling at the long path, the really long road I’ve taken to get here. Not that here is the … Continue reading Hyper-vigilance
Over the year and a half that I've been unwell I've had various symptoms, some worrying, some amusing that may or may not be related to hypothyroidism. And the only reason I think that is my diagnosis (after post viral fatigue, human Parvovirus B19, Glandular Fever, vitamin deficiencies and Fibromyalgia) is because the thyroid medication is working. More … Continue reading My eyelids are peeling
Being a parent gives you hard edges. With my 4 year old we're at the stage where I'm telling her off every few minutes. You almost couldn't script it better with things I never thought I'd need to say like 'don't touch that, put that down, sit up straight, don't throw that there, pick that up, I'm not … Continue reading Hard edges
Sometimes the thoughts come thick and fast and I'll post lots. And then sometimes for weeks there's nothing. The nothing usually coincides with extra illness or stress and the creativity in my brain gets shut down in favour of just getting along with every day life. Those are the least fun times. But today I woke … Continue reading Friendship
Yup, I did. Well I didn't even finish cleaning it but I did more than I have done for months. Something's been bugging me since I saw the clinical psychologist last week. I had told her that when I wasn't working or looking after my child, I found it hard to relax because often things needed … Continue reading I cleaned my bathroom today