Tag Archives: ME

Fearless

An audio version of this post is available here. The back of my neck feels as though someone is standing on it, in army boots. Standing on one foot, with all their weight. When it feels like this I often … Continue reading

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Won’t be going to Feckcsavers again.

Let me set the scenario: having failed to see anything in the first visual field test, which they ran three times on one eye and once on the other, today I went back for a second one. This time an … Continue reading

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Absence (found).

With ME/CFS, sometimes I get a whole day where I wake up, go through the motions of starting my day (get dressed, make a pot of tea, feed the cats), and then I sit down … and the day just … Continue reading

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Because I haven’t done a personal update for ages.

The reason I haven’t done a personal update for ages is that 2013 has been difficult, thus far. I was doing really well at the back end of 2012. And then my health folded (ME/CFS), and this time it’s folded … Continue reading

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My life as a trapped animal.

I’ve got a grump on[1]. I don’t often grump – or if I do, it’s usually very brief and passes in a couple of hours, because I filter my own thoughts like a crab filters beach sand. I throw out … Continue reading

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Why are those pretend-sick people so darned UPPITY?

Damian Thompson has recently used the Daily Telegraph to highlight the difference between blogging and journalism. “… medical science has no great difficulty explaining what’s wrong with most people diagnosed, or self-diagnosed, with ME. Their brains create a debilitating fatigue … Continue reading

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Back in the room.

HELLO. I have been seriously not-ok since I did that post about cross-dressing. I have had the odd alrightish day, but basically bleurgh, culminating in the last couple of weeks, which have been straightforwardly rather hellish. I’m going to use … Continue reading

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