Tag Archives: Pain

A joyous head injury

On Saturday morning, just before 3am, I had to get up to go to the loo. I gingerly and sleepily inched my way around my bed to get to the bedroom door in a feeble attempt to not wake my … Continue reading

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Engaging mentally to disengage with the physical – a medical update

Its another period week for me, so I’ve been at home for most  of it. I’ve been building on my progress from this year in symptom management and it only seems to be getting better. The thing I’ve noticed most … Continue reading

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My period survival kit

This week is another period week for me. While trying to ‘normalise’ the new set of meds, I have to be slow in drawing the length between them back out to my normal, which is one every three months, keeping … Continue reading

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A familial disconnect

She got home from school, barely able to get through the door before her bag and blazer slid to the ground, a new and less painful resting place. This was a bad one. The pain had been seering through all … Continue reading

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Lab test monkey

I’m getting to the end of this period. I had almost 4 days of very light bleeding/spotting, then the last two days have been heavier bleeding. All the time I’ve had the same pain levels, the same abdominal bloating, levels … Continue reading

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The music of pain, or a new revelation I can’t believe it took me this long to work out.

(I wrote this yesterday but I forgot to post it! Oops! Yesterday being Friday…) I have a close friend from school who is an outstanding musician. I’ve also know a few other musicians in my life due to constant participation … Continue reading

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