The Beginning of the End

I miss the Buddhists. I did not mean to become a hermit but that, in relative terms, is what I have become. I find my efforts to ‘go forth’ as the Buddhists frame it rather thwarted, due to chronic migraine and fibromyalgia. Conditions, if they are not of a piece are certainly well matched in […]

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Breast Up, Back Down

In a previous iteration I was pretty active for a non sporty type. Like, I started swimming regularly because there was a laundry at my local pool at St George’s. A large load bought me a 40 minute swim. I don’t hate laundrettes, in fact, when I was a kid my mum was friends with the […]

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HRT? No thanks, I’ll pass.

First of all, the last thing a migraineur needs is dosing with oestrogen and second of all the last thing a spoonie needs is a new slew of drugs and their side effects on top of whatever nest of medications they are already juggling. Woah – there’s a mixed metaphor for you, and as good […]

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