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Proffering Thanks

The abominable abdominals, that have taunted and haunted my bodily frame since Saturday evening, have settled down to their more familiar state of dis-ease. Concurrently, a combination of paracetamol, tramadol, and Piper’s empathetic behaviour, helped me through a couple of … Continue reading

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A Long Night’s Journey Into Daze

By last evening, the efficacious application of sundry supports, and a small opioid dose, had brought me back into a more at ease body to contain my soul and mind. So far all was going well and an hour before … Continue reading

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just the start of another normal day

Where to start; how to define; what words can be used to describe another normal day. I wish to God I understood what is a normal day? Even my days, curbed by health restraints, proffer plenty of variety in terms … Continue reading

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just in passing – albeit taking time

Adorned in loose fitting garments, shirt and unzipped fleece; of a sudden it felt like my armpit lymph nodes  were being strangled by a tourniquet. Strangely, although all garments felt oppressive, the only way to alleviate the nausea inducing discomfort … Continue reading

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A Slow Deliberate Dance

This post originally appeared on my Sinna Luvva blog (sinnaluvva.blogspot.co.uk) in December 2008. In a way, being reminded of previous bad days (and nights) helps one to be more grateful for the better ones! A Slow Deliberate Dance You put … Continue reading

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un-Common Cold & burning toes

For the first time in many years I’ve succumbed to a full blown cold, hardly surprising, one might say, as my elder step-daughter Beth who stayed with us at Christmas, and my younger step-daughter who had her Christmas dinner with … Continue reading

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Shatteredness Conundrum

  A SHATTEREDNESS CONUNDRUM   It’s not so much the chicken and the egg as the pain or the tiredness. Does weariness simply allow a latent pain to exaggerate it’s presence or, is it the tired bodies vulnerability that allows a … Continue reading

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Guilt of a Spoonie Wimp

Convulsive weeping, the pattern of my day; a sense of failure, weakness or betrayal, none of it makes sense! After weeks of feeling further under par, a decision to increase my dose of amitriptylene (up to now used to deal … Continue reading

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At last a glimmer of light

The process of trying to get an urgent appointment proved harrowingly frustrating but, I suspect the age of miracles is not yet dead – we certainly need them! Anyway, the seemingly impossible happened …..

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General Practitioners may be Bad for one’s emotional Health

General Practitioners may be Bad for one’s emotional Health!   Seven days ago my Patient Information Leaflet saga began and, on this the seventh day, I received an early morning telephonic communication from the medical practice. Once again it was … Continue reading

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