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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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I’M BACK IN THE ‘FIGHTING IT’ GAME! Me and my mental health.

As I write this blog I do it in a very positive frame of mind.  I’ve had a good week with my mental health and so I just wanted to socially document this.  I wanted to sort of shout it … Continue reading

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WHEN IS A BEGGAR A GENUINE BEGGAR……..THAT IS THE QUESTION?

When is a beggar a genuine beggar then? I was asking myself this question numerous times the other night as I went to bed.  I have not been accosted by such a person for a good eight or nine years … Continue reading

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I FEEL LIKE CRYING HAPPY TEARS THAT MY CHRONIC PAIN HAS FINALLY STARTED TO DECREASE….BUT I’M SCARED TOO JUST YET!

“If I can’t get back on the anti-inflammatories then my life is over. I won’t be able to cope with physio on my pelvis, having a girlfriend or going out five days a week for a job”. In the last … 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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I WILL ALWAYS BE A SOFT, SENSITIVE AND EMOTIONAL MAN. I AM SO GLAD THAT I AM TOO…….WELL, MOST OF THE TIME!

I will always be a SOFT, SENSITIVE and EMOTIONAL MAN.  This is a fact of life that I do not mind one bit. Well OK, at times I wish was a bit harder, bit rougher around the edges but that … 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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