When I first got ill I had a lot of residual fitness. This did not really seem like a big deal to me, because, like my health, I took it for granted. Okay, so I had a whole lot of pain, but I could get about, and actually after I stopped being able to work […]Read More A Face on Her
I wonder how Hector is getting on? You ask. I wonder if he is GROWING? You ask. Well, it turns out he is both growing and stretching… in a trick perhaps learned from Poppet he clearly has a ‘See this? This is ALL MINE’ streak a mile long down his back. Considering that when we […]Read More Hector’s Home, Prison Break, and PhD Braindeath
I know I said I’d tell you how the thing at Reed went today, but I am too ill and it was too awful. On the way home Poppet found a rubber cat, so we let her bring it into the garden. It didn’t take her long to dispatch it to her satisfaction. She always […]Read More Something Unsaid, and Poppet Kills a Rubber Cat
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 […]Read More HRT? No thanks, I’ll pass.
Okay, Christmas is over, people, lets get on. It’s December 29th! Lets do a little Navel Gazing! Year on year I don’t really seem to make many advances migraine wise. Yet I wouldn’t go back. So… something is good. Or better. Maybe increased insight is worth having even if the net result on migraines is […]Read More Goodbye to All That, New Year Navel Gazing, and PhD or Poundland
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 Where is your favourite place to read? On a sun lounger. At home I listen to audio books mostly, and radio plays, but on holiday I read. I deliberately minimize contact with the interwebs when I go away so that I have a complete change of scenery including screen time and […]Read More Reading and Writing, a Stylish Granddad, and My Slow Day
Following a discussion on facebook where an evil friend posted this picture; Which made me want a hyena SOOO BADLY!!! (for Poppet, you understand, not *me*). And then anotherfriend cruelly posted THIS picture; which just makes me want one even MOAR! Aaargh! The taunting! Can you imagine how proud Poppet would be to be seen […]Read More Lovely hyenas, No sleeps til Ken visits! and Spoonie Springcleaning in Autumn
Migraine Awareness Month #14: “Live Long, and Prosper.” Come up with a short, simple phrase or sentence that could be used when saying “Hello” or “Good-bye” that expresses your wishes for fellow Migraineurs. ALL THE SPOONS! (along with some sort of physical touch, ideally) you can read about spoon theory here. migraine certainly takes it out […]Read More spoons and a tumblr post