Category Archives: HEALTH

The woman too afraid to trust life! The Balance Between Life and Death by Elizabeth Holland – A review.

You know you have enjoyed reading a piece of literature when at the end it has moved you to tears.  You know you have enjoyed reading a story when you have not wanted it to end.  Finally, you also know … Continue reading

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Against All Odds

World Mental Health Day, Saturday, October 10th, 2020.  Time to celebrate my life.  Time to tell the world what I have completely been through.  Time to finally shout out loud, “I AM HAPPY TO BE ALIVE!” “I WISH I WAS … Continue reading

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Contamination OCD in lockdown

Suffering with Obsessive-compulsive disorder whilst in Covid-19 lockdown was always going to be a big challenge for me, but two things have saved me. For those of you who do not know my mental health story, I have blogged about … Continue reading

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FIGHTING BACK FROM MY CHRONIC PELVIC PAIN NIGHTMARE!

This is a blog that I feared I would never be able to write one day.  It is about celebrating the miraculous improvements I have made regarding my chronic pelvic pain.  I had tears in my eyes the other day … Continue reading

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HELLO BLOG, IT’S BEEN AWHILE!! AN UPDATE AND THINGS I LIKE ABOUT MYSELF!

Hello everybody, it has been awhile my friends! I guess I haven’t written a blog since March 2019, because quite frankly I didn’t feel the need to.  I have been super busy with my OCD recovery and trying to improve … Continue reading

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STEPH & DOM: CAN CANNABIS SAVE OUR SON? A review.

Now and again a programme comes on the telly that you feel glad to have watched.  This certainly was the case with the recent Channel 4 documentary, Steph & Dom: Can Cannabis Save Our Son? Gogglebox stars Steph and Dom … Continue reading

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WHAT A DIFFERENCE A …YEAR MAKES! Me and my OCD.

This is going to be a blog where I discuss the progress I have made in the past year with my severe Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.  This is going to be a blog where I express right now how happy I … Continue reading

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Mortimer and Whitehouse: Gone Fishing – FUN, FISHING AND FRIENDLY BANTER!

Think of a fishing version of that classic road movie Thelma and Louise, but with less sex and more jokes, and that pretty much sums up episode one of Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing! In this first episode, we saw … Continue reading

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EXERCISE IS THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING!

A blog where I extol the virtues of exercise on my mental health! I was sat there at my laptop a few evenings ago, when I suddenly became aware that I had this wonderful overall feeling of great contentment.  Allover … Continue reading

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A MASSIVE OCD BREAKTHROUGH, THANK YOU RUTH! Me and my mental health.

Yesterday was the best day in my life for OVER EIGHT YEARS.  Yesterday was the best day in my life since the OCD began to truly cripple every essence of my life.  Yesterday was the best I have felt in … Continue reading

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