Straight lines

Today I read a quote about creativity ... "The creative process does not travel in straight lines. It thrives in the undefined spaces in between." and the idea resonated with me and my experience of recovery.  It 'aint a straight line! Some days you feel good and think you're getting better, the next day you … Continue reading Straight lines

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Stop the madness!

I'm feeling pretty lucky.  It's been almost 2 weeks since I adjusted the thyroid medications (see last post) and I'm continuing to feel pretty good.  I still have some odd complaints, aches in my hip and back and my hands are usually still achey in the mornings but I'm sleeping really well and waking up … Continue reading Stop the madness!

Reminders

It's not been an easy week, for some reason.  I've needed long naps a couple of times ( yes I know, after mentioning I didn't need them anymore). Sometimes it's hard to work out where to place the blame.  The 5 year old still comes in most nights and interrupts my sleep, sometimes she sleeps well … Continue reading Reminders

My eyelids are peeling

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

Hard edges

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