Tag Archives: ANXIETIES

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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I’M SCARED, THINGS SEEM TO BE GOING TOO WELL!

I have nothing urgent to say in this new blog, however I just wanted to socially document how well things are going at the moment.  Things are going that well that it has slightly unnerved me a touch! Do not … Continue reading

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EXCITED YET SCARED, THIS IS HOW I FEEL ABOUT STARTING CBT AGAIN!

This week is a really big week for me.  In two days time I have my first CBT appointment in over five years.  For the uninitiated, CBT stands for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, and this involves a gradual exposure to whatever … Continue reading

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BOTH PALS AND MY GP ARE ON MY SIDE! (LYMPHOEDEMA DIAGNOSIS UPDATE).

Monday was a relatively big day for me on the ‘get me better front’.  If you read my last blog then you will have discovered how I had recently been given two opposing opinions by two Vascular Consultants…..in the space … Continue reading

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OCD FLARE UP, NO BLOODY HEATING………….BUT LEAST MY SCAN DATE IS SOONER THAN EXPECTED!

What a diabolical week. Had a massive contamination O.C.D flare-up last Monday and was just starting to get over it when the bloody boiler brakes down and so for two days now we’ve had no heating or hot water. This … Continue reading

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I SEEM TO BE TAKING ONE STEP FORWARD, TWO STEPS BACK AT THE MO….FEEL LIKE THROWING THE TOWEL IN AT TIMES!

MY QUEST TO GET A FULFILLING LIFE ONCE AGAIN CONTINUES TO BE THWARTED BY MY RECENT DIAGNOSIS OF LYMPHOEDEMA! I am a bundle of utter frustration at the moment, it’s a long story that has seen much anguish and many … Continue reading

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HAVING DIABETES DOESN’T USUALLY BOTHER ME, BUT RIGHT NOW IF IT WAS A MAN……I’D KICK HIS BLOODY HEAD IN!

*Before I start I feel compelled to point out that in regards to the headline, I’ve never kicked in anybody’s head in so relax……but at the moment if my type 1 diabetes was a living human being then I’d be … Continue reading

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