Well three weeks ago I got a phonecall at work offering me a cancellation spot for a laparoscopy- in just three days time. WTF. After a brief risk assessment in my running head, I turned this down knowing that taking time off at this short notice was going to leave my employer seriously in the … Continue reading How To Survive A Laparoscopy
All praise to National Mental Health Awareness week!!!! Did you miss that? It's a thing in the UK where we are supposed to care more about mental health issues, be extra open to talking about our feelings and suffer constant social media bombs of the shocking statistics of male suicide. Lovely. I probably wouldn't have … Continue reading The short term gains of emotional outbursts.
Fuck today. Fuck this week. Fuck last weekend which I spent hobbling around not seeing my friends or enjoying anything and fuck this stupid disease. Fuck the Government for milking the life out of the NHS too and if you don't agree with me, well, you can guess where that is going. It's not … Continue reading H is for Hopelessness
Ever seen that meme that asks you if you're really suffering from depression or just surrounded by assholes? That's kind of how I feel about things at the moment. I've not updated here for a while because I was frankly sick of thinking, let alone talking, about my rogue reproductive organs. To recap, I've been … Continue reading Stupid Festive Periods.
I had something of an Outing event this week, letting some friends and extended family know what's going on with me because, frankly, I'm letting strangers on the web know about it and I didn't want this to seem like I had somehow shirked them in the information stakes. At first I felt slightly daft … Continue reading It’s Not Unusual
So that consultant appointment came around, and I'm more confused than I was to begin with but doubly happy that I pushed my GP for a proper referral as, once again, everything that prick has been suggesting was confirmed as bullshit that wont help me. To cut a potentially long story short, I have been … Continue reading Adenowhatnow?
I remember complaining to my other half about a year after we moved house that I was knackered all the time. There seemed a long enough list of reasons for this- a longer commute to a job I hated, a bigger house to look after, a shitty boiler that meant being cold a lot of … Continue reading CBA