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I NO LONGER FEEL ASHAMED OF MY OCD, THANK YOU ANGELA AND HANNAH!

This is a blog of immense gratitude. This is a blog where I sing the praises of two special young women who have entered my life via Twitter.  This is a blog where I say I am no longer ashamed … Continue reading

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MY MENTAL HEALTH REVIEW OF 2017 AND MY GOALS FOR 2018! THINGS ARE GETTING BETTER……..FINALLY!

A review of my mental health in 2017, with also my hopes and dreams for the upcoming year ahead! Mental health wise, this time last year I was still in a pretty bad place to be honest.  With me starting … Continue reading

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I AM NO LONGER ASHAMED OR EMBARRASSED TO ADMIT THAT I HAVE OCD!

To mark World Mental Health Day, October 10th 2017, I thought I would do a blog about me no longer being ashamed or embarrassed at openly admitting that I suffer with OCD! About six to seven years ago, I was … Continue reading

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THE GREAT QUEEN VICTORIA, BUT WAS HER LOVE FOR LORD M….A MISTAKE? ‘VICTORIA’-Series 1 review.

As a general rule, I don’t do period dramas.  For instance, ten minutes of Downton Abbey was enough for me when I tried it once, due to having seen faster paced tortoises.  Nor has Mr Darcy ever made me go … Continue reading

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SUFFERING FROM ILL HEALTH CAN BE HEARTBREAKING AND SOUL DESTROYING AT TIMES, ESPECIALLY WHEN NOT EVERYBODY BELIEVES YOU!

“You sure you’re not getting obsessed with your bits”?  A GP said this to me once. “I think we discussed this last time how you’re maybe getting obsessed with your blood sugars”.  A Diabetic Nurse said this to me once. … Continue reading

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FANTASTIC FRENETIC FURY, SHOCKS THE WORLD BY DETHRONING CLUELESS KLITSCHKO!

When I think of greatest upsets in sport that I have seen in my lifetime so far, then there are a few that immediately spring to mind.  Little Wimbledon Football Club beating the mighty Liverpool in the 1988 FA Cup … Continue reading

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MY LYMPHOEDEMA IS IMPROVING AND ALL I HAVE DONE IS………..EXERCISE MORE!

“Lymphoedema is a chronic condition that causes swelling when the lymphatic system is not able to drain fluid properly”.(Google search). “Lymphoedema is a swelling that develops as a result of an impaired lymphatic system.  This may be as a result of … Continue reading

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TWO RUDDY DOCTORS WITH TOTALLY OPPOSITE OPINIONS…….SADLY IT LOOKS LIKE I HAVE LYPHOEDEMA AFTER ALL!

ME : (somewhat perplexed) “So do I need this manual lymph drainage or not now”? VASCULAR CONSULTANT NO2 : (shouty) “YOU DO NOT HAVE LYPHOEDEMA”! These two lines above were actually said when I had a follow-up consultation with a … Continue reading

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FACEBOOK MAKES ME FROWN BUT TWITTER MAKES ME TITTER..AND I’M DEFO A TIT MAN

As a technophobe, years ago it took a far bit of friend nagging for me to finally set up a Facebook account. I must admit, at the time this latest social media product seemed all rather exciting at first. It … Continue reading

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A STRANGE SHEEP SHEARING, SHAGGING SHEILA….WHO FAILED TO FULLY SATISFY ME! ‘ALL THE BIRDS, SINGING’ BY Evie Wyld – A Review.

ALL THE BIRDS, SINGING by Evie Wyld – A Review. After a tricky start(the writing style took a bit of getting used too), I found myself in the day really looking forward to reading more of this book whenever I next … Continue reading

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